Tag Archives: food security

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4 acres for regenerative farming on established Viking Themed Agrotourism Apiary – Clearwater, BC

Posted by Andrew Adams on June 18, 2024

We always have new land opportunities coming into our inventory, some of which aren’t on our blog yet! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at bclmp@youngagrarians.org to learn about the latest opportunities and to access free B.C. Land Matching Program services in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This property features 1-4 acres of beautiful mixed grazing and market gardening opportunities in Clearwater, BC! The current landholders, who live on the property, would love to see all of the available land in operation with like-minded farmers who are passionate about diversified, eco-friendly farming. The landholders run a Viking themed apiary … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4 acres for regenerative farming on established Viking Themed Agrotourism Apiary – Clearwater, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 160+ acres for regenerative farming on established Cariboo farm – Quesnel, BC

Posted by Andrew Adams on June 10, 2024

We always have new land opportunities coming into our inventory, some of which aren’t on our blog yet! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at bclmp@youngagrarians.org to learn about the latest opportunities and to access free B.C. Land Matching Program services in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This property features a 1/4 section (160 acres) of bountiful mixed grazing and market gardening opportunities in Quesnel, BC! The current landholders, who live on the property, would love to see it all in operation with like-minded farmers who are passionate about diversified, eco-friendly farming. The landholders have experience in commercial and … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 160+ acres for regenerative farming on established Cariboo farm – Quesnel, BC

LAND ACCESS STORIES: Local Roots Farm Market – Squamish, BC

Posted by Kat Roger on March 11, 2024

ABOUT LOCAL ROOTS FARM MARKET Local Roots Farm Market is a plant nursery, educational centre and local farm market in Squamish, B.C. Leasing sibling farmers Rebecca and Nick Bolkowy were matched to 0.5 acres of land through the B.C. Land Matching Program in March of 2022 and have been serving their local food community ever since. Local Roots has a plethora of offerings, whether it’s their nursery full of local, native and perennial plants, carefully selected ornamentals and hybrids or the beloved heirloom tomatoes that have sparked Rebecca and Nick’s devoted following for over a decade. Local Roots also supplies … Continue reading LAND ACCESS STORIES: Local Roots Farm Market – Squamish, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 90 acres for collaborative farming – Prince George, BC

Posted by Andrew Adams on February 08, 2024

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This property features 90 acres of mixed grazing and gardening land on the west side of the Willow River near Buckhorn, south of Prince George. The land has been partially fenced and cleared in the last few years and is ready for new projects. There are two shallow wells and access to river water for livestock or crops (licenses will be needed for commercial use). The current landholders … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 90 acres for collaborative farming – Prince George, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 230 acres of off-grid paradise – Fraser Lake, BC

Posted by Andrew Adams on July 19, 2023

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This property features 230 acres of available mixed grazing land on the east side of Fraser Lake. The land has been unused for the last few years and is ready for a new project. There is lots of available water on the property for livestock or crops. The current landholders live on 10 additional fenced acres of the property with their horses. They are not currently utilizing all … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 230 acres of off-grid paradise – Fraser Lake, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 25 Plus Acres of Land with Housing – Quesnel, BC

Posted by Andrew Adams on May 26, 2023 2 Comments

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This property features a 25 acre field has been unused for the last two years. It was previously used for hay production and cattle pasture. It was left with deep furrows that are starting to even out after sitting for a couple winters. There is currently a house that will become available in June. There is some cell service and satellite internet. The current landholders have a small … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 25 Plus Acres of Land with Housing – Quesnel, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-Key Market Garden Opportunity in Northwest BC

Posted by Andrew Adams on January 13, 2023

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Since 2009 WoodGrain Farm has been a cornerstone organic vegetable grower for the Hazelton and Smithers Farmers’ Markets in northwest BC.  In 2020 we formed the WoodGrain Farmer Co-op with our two farmhands as they took on the lead farmer rolls in the market garden business, as we stepped back into supporting roles as our focus shifted to other farm activities including but not limited to seed production, … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-Key Market Garden Opportunity in Northwest BC

FOOD JOB: Montréal, Québec – Food Secure Canada, Executive Director

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on October 27, 2022

Food Secure Canada in Montréal, Québec is seeking an Executive Director! ABOUT Food Secure Canada Founded in 2001, Food Secure Canada (FSC) is a pan-Canadian, non-partisan, bilingual alliance of organizations and individuals working together to achieve healthy, just, and sustainable food systems for all. Building on diverse community food practices, we work with our members towards food sovereignty and for deep and lasting change in our food system. FSC brings together organizations to advance food sovereignties and tackle challenges related to the food system. We do this by: 1. Providing a platform through which the food movement unites to influence … Continue reading FOOD JOB: Montréal, Québec – Food Secure Canada, Executive Director

Farmers and Landowners Work Together to Build our Local Food Supply

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on April 20, 2020 4 Comments

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Leasing farmers Jordan and Brie, Vancouver Island. The importance of a secure local food supply has perhaps never been more acutely felt than in these times of disruption to our normal way of life. As people adapt to a new reality, many are turning to local farmers and local food to keep their fridges and shelves stocked. Farmers have had to adapt quickly to a dramatically different market for their products, as restaurants close and farmers’ markets shift from social environments to more controlled food access points.  For many farmers this change means focusing on more direct-to-consumer sales of their … Continue reading Farmers and Landowners Work Together to Build our Local Food Supply

JOB: RICHMOND, BC – Richmond Food Security Society, Education Program Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 17, 2020

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Richmond Food Security Society, in Richmond, BC, is hiring a full-time permanent Education Program Coordinator! About Richmond Food Security Society Richmond Food Security Society (RFSS) is a not-for-profit organization inspiring a robust Richmond food system through education, advocacy, and community-building initiatives. We are a small team supported by many volunteers all passionate about urban agriculture and food security. We live the values of the Richmond Food Charter and we courageously engage our community to address food-related challenges. We grow the community and have fun while doing it. We are a living wage, equal opportunity organization, and will not discriminate on any basis. We are seeking … Continue reading JOB: RICHMOND, BC – Richmond Food Security Society, Education Program Coordinator