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LAND OPPORTUNITY: Unique Land-Share at OUR ECOVILLAGE – Shawnigan Lake, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on March 30, 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 OUR ECOVILLAGE is a 25-acre Regenerative Living Demonstration, Research Center, and Bioregional School hosting a land-based permaculture learning community. Established in 1999, OUR vision is sustainable well-being for the land, ourselves, and our worldwide village. As a non-profit cooperative, there are plenty of different activities and stakeholders functioning within this ‘co-working’ space. With livestock/poultry, food forests, greenhouses, raised beds, row crops, berries, herbs, and a small … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Unique Land-Share at OUR ECOVILLAGE – Shawnigan Lake, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Nature Nurture Refuge Seeks Community-Minded Farmers – Denman Island, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on November 14, 2022

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 bio-diverse land (60-acres in total), from the early 1970’s until 2004, was the homestead of the co-founders of the international Greenpeace movement (Jim and Marie Bohlen), and was named “The Greenpeace Farm”. For the past 18 years, it was “The Hermitage” – a Buddhist retreat and meditation practice centre. The land offered space for a community garden and potato patch for the locals. In 2022, … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Nature Nurture Refuge Seeks Community-Minded Farmers – Denman Island, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Space on Quiet Property for Food Production – Duncan, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on May 17, 2022

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 Two areas on this quiet, rural property are available for production. Both are easily accessible from the property’s driveway. – Approximately 1/4 acre field space at the back of the property is adjacent to woodland and currently unmanaged. Vegetation is grasses and a few small bushes. The area is partially livestock fenced, and water access is from a productive dug well. The land is mostly flat … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Space on Quiet Property for Food Production – Duncan, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Growing Space with Shared Greenhouse and Seasonal Cabin – Cobble Hill, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on March 22, 2022

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 is an opportunity to make use of about 5200 sqft, or 1/8 acre, on a beautiful, quiet hobby farm in Cobble Hill. The space is currently in grass and has been grazed by goats. There is potential to expand into an additional nearly 0.5 acre of pasture space if needed in the future once the landholders no longer have their livestock. Water is from a … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Growing Space with Shared Greenhouse and Seasonal Cabin – Cobble Hill, BC

FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: Half Acre for Vegetable Production at Botanical Garden and Herb Farm – Royston, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on March 15, 2022 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 Innisfree Farm and Botanic Garden comprises 7 acres in Royston, on the border of a large forest, some of it a public park. There is currently about half an acre in vegetable and fruit production with very fertile loamy sand soil, heavily amended over the years. The space is available for lease right away, with the potential to expand to one acre of production into space … Continue reading FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: Half Acre for Vegetable Production at Botanical Garden and Herb Farm – Royston, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY – Home and Land Share for Self-Sufficiency – Gabriola Island, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 23, 2022 3 Comments

ABOUT THE LAND This is an opportunity is to share a home and 1/2 property on Gabriola Island. The land has southern exposure with a gentle slope and sandy/loamy soil. Approximately 1/4 acre is fenced for gardening and is available for use. The home is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath, double wide modular home. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY I am looking for a housemate for team effort on this small piece of great property for gardening and self sustainability. I will be away for 5-6 months and home for 5-6 months of each year, and am looking for a responsible housemate … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY – Home and Land Share for Self-Sufficiency – Gabriola Island, BC

EVENT RECAP: Wildwood Farm Land Social – Dawson Creek, BC

Posted by Darcy Smith on September 10, 2021

Wildwood Farm located just outside of Pouce Coupe has been Tim and Linda’s home for nearly 50 years! Draft horses are used in farm work where ever possible from garden and field tillage to milling their own grain. Beef cattle, milk cows, hogs, and laying hens are all raised here and make this farm so special. They are planning the next steps for the farm with developing a non-family farm transition and succession plan. Welcoming 18 attendees to join 6 hosts on Saturday September 4, we were so fortunate to tour the farm, develop new connections and network, learn about … Continue reading EVENT RECAP: Wildwood Farm Land Social – Dawson Creek, BC

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

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on September 10, 2021

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 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 is limited, so irrigation must be done mindfully, and drought resistant/low water requirement crops would … Continue reading FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 Bedroom Suite with garden for food production available for rent – Cowichan Station, BC

EVENT RECAP: Kersley Farmers Institute Farm Tours – North Cariboo, BC

Posted by Darcy Smith on September 03, 2021

On Wednesday August 25, the Kersley Farmers Institute welcomed 44 people to enjoy a day full of farm tours at three host farms, Dunlevy Ranch, Rocky Point Ranch, and North Star Farm House. Over the course of the day, we saw diverse farming ventures and agribusinesses, networked, and shared ideas about farming in the North Cariboo. The farm tours and discussions focused on the value of diversification in agriculture and different ways to diversify a farm. With all the weather and market challenges any one farm can face, incorporating other avenues of income for a farm and diversifying your products, … Continue reading EVENT RECAP: Kersley Farmers Institute Farm Tours – North Cariboo, BC

FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: Beautiful Forested Acre for Agricultural Use – Mesachie Lake, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on July 26, 2021 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 3 acre property is tucked away near Lake Cowichan, in the community of Mesachie Lake. About one acre of the land is taken up by a pond, about one acre for the house, outbuildings and yard, and at least one acre of the remaining forested space is available for an agricultural vision. The available space is accessed by a side road, the frontage of which could … Continue reading FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: Beautiful Forested Acre for Agricultural Use – Mesachie Lake, BC