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YA U-MAP NOW HAS A SPACE TO CONNECT FOR GARDEN SHARING!

Posted by Darcy Smith on April 20, 2020 5 Comments

We were excited to launch the Young Agrarians U-Map in 2013 as a “one-stop” resource to new farmers to help them find everything from training and jobs, to business planning resources, to suppliers and market opportunities. When we launched the B.C. Land Matching Program in 2016, we upgraded our U-Map so that farmland owners and farmers seeking land could list their detailed visions and needs – anyone across Canada can use the land listings to list or find land. Now, in the wake of COVID-19, we’re seeing a huge growth in people’s desire to grow food for themselves and their families. (And … Continue reading YA U-MAP NOW HAS A SPACE TO CONNECT FOR GARDEN SHARING!

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Acreage Open to Ideas – Black Creek, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on March 10, 2020

There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Our pastoral, peaceful small farm has acreage available for market gardening, forage or grain production. We have enjoyed the past decade on this property learning about food production (vegetable and fruit, beef, laying hens, meat birds, animal feed) and land management techniques including permaculture, soil building and crop/pasture rotation. Being an older couple with lots on the go, we feel we are limited in fully realizing the potential of … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Acreage Open to Ideas – Black Creek, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Growing space in exchange for help in establishing a not-for-profit garden – Comox Valley, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 26, 2020

There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY I am looking for someone with farming expertise to help set up a garden on my property that would be used for the special needs community in the Comox Valley. This garden would provide work experience and/or a business opportunity for persons with special needs. In exchange for your expertise some land would be made available for your own use. The space available is about 1/8 acre and I am … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Growing space in exchange for help in establishing a not-for-profit garden – Comox Valley, BC

NOT AVAILABLE – LAND OPPORTUNITY: LAKESIDE ACREAGE FOR LEASE, YELLOW POINT BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 24, 2020

There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND The land is a beautiful 45 acres of mixed forest and fields on Quenell Lake in Yellow Point. The owner currently conducts an active agro-forestry operation (Christmas trees, hay, foliage and fruit), but would like to maximize the potential of the land and make growing space available to a new farmer. There is an existing well, rain water collection systems, and water rights to the lake for irrigation. ABOUT … Continue reading NOT AVAILABLE – LAND OPPORTUNITY: LAKESIDE ACREAGE FOR LEASE, YELLOW POINT BC

UNAVAILABLE – LAND OPPORTUNITY: OFF GRID CABIN WITH FARMING/WILDCRAFTING POTENTIAL – CEDAR, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 18, 2020 2 Comments

There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND These beautiful 14 acres are a mix of forest and meadow located in South Cedar, (south of Nanaimo and north of Ladysmith). The property is off-grid, quiet and peaceful, and has great potential for low impact farming, wildcrafting, mushroom cultivation, etc. The meadow is currently mostly shrubby with lots of wild roses and nettles. There is a clearing that could be planted, and more area could be cleared as well. … Continue reading UNAVAILABLE – LAND OPPORTUNITY: OFF GRID CABIN WITH FARMING/WILDCRAFTING POTENTIAL – CEDAR, BC

FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: Retreat Centre Garden Seeking a Keen Grower – Nanaimo, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 18, 2020

There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY Bethlehem Centre Garden is a quiet space located in South Nanaimo on the shores of Westwood Lake. Please see our website: bethlehemcentre.com and our Facebook page for more information and pictures of the property and our Retreat Centre. This year we are hoping to find an individual that has a genuine interest in developing a smaller area of land. This person should have a deep love of gardening and quiet places. Ideally … Continue reading FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: Retreat Centre Garden Seeking a Keen Grower – Nanaimo, BC

FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: Raised beds, greenhouse and potting shed for lease – Cowichan Station, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 12, 2020

There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This space has been maintained as a food producing organic garden for years, and is now looking for a new grower to take over! Beds are raised in rock walls (retains heat well!) and irrigation infrastructure is all set up and ready to go. A greenhouse is available for use, as is a potting shed with heated benches for getting seedlings going. Productive fruit trees and raspberries are also available for … Continue reading FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: Raised beds, greenhouse and potting shed for lease – Cowichan Station, BC

FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 Bedroom Suite with garden for food production available for rent – Cowichan Station, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 01, 2020

There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND A two-bedroom suite on the lower floor of a home in the heart of Cowichan Station is available for rent immediately. This housing opportunity comes with an established garden with raised beds, small greenhouse, raspberries and a small orchard which is available for the tenants use. The owners would like to rent to tenants who will put the garden to its fullest use and will maintain it as a food producing resource. Water … Continue reading FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 Bedroom Suite with garden for food production available for rent – Cowichan Station, BC

UNAVAILABLE – LAND OPPORTUNITY: GARDEN SPACE AT UNSWORTH VINEYARD – MILL BAY, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on April 08, 2019

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The popular restaurant at Unsworth Vineyard and Winery is looking for a new farmer to lease its kitchen garden! The owners are keen to have a farmer to make use of the space available, and supply the popular restaurant with as much produce grown on-site as possible. The chef would particularly love a fresh supply of herbs and flowers, and will buy anything the farmer can grow there!  The restaurant would be the farmer’s first customer, and if there is any additional produce from the garden beyond what the restaurant needs, the farmer is welcome to sell that elsewhere. There is potential to sell to the … Continue reading UNAVAILABLE – LAND OPPORTUNITY: GARDEN SPACE AT UNSWORTH VINEYARD – MILL BAY, BC