Tag Archives: Kootenays

FEB 25-26, 2023: NELSON, BC – Columbia Basin Mixer

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 12, 2023

Calling all new and young farmers, the farm curious and food growers! Thank you for growing food and farming. Join us to connect, dialogue, eat, workshop, and celebrate the hard work of the growing season with two days of networking and sharing at the Columbia Basin Mixer! We will gather from across Sinixt, Ktunaxa and Syilx Territories in Nelson for two days of workshops and networking! In the spirit of YA Mixers, this will be an opportunity to engage and connect with others, share ideas, and access the knowledge and experience you need to build your farm and business for success. … Continue reading FEB 25-26, 2023: NELSON, BC – Columbia Basin Mixer

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 50+ acres of flat land in Salmo

Posted by Hailey Troock on December 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 property is located in Salmo, about 40 minutes drive from Nelson, Castlegar, Creston and Trail. The land hasn’t been sprayed and has been left untouched for years apart from it being hayed last season. The property is located in a sunny valley and is flat with some fencing that is need of some repair. The landholders are open to regenerative and natural practices on their land, including … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 50+ acres of flat land in Salmo

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Lease on 120 acres of partially-wooded raw land above Kootenay Lake

Posted by Hailey Troock on December 06, 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 property is located between Crawford Bay and Riondel, two small communities on the East Shore of Kootenay Lake, about 1 hour from Nelson, including a 30 minute ferry from Balfour. The property is minutes from the ferry terminal on the east side of the lake. Creston is 40 minutes away down the east side of Kootenay Lake from the land. The property has recently been logged and … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Lease on 120 acres of partially-wooded raw land above Kootenay Lake

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Co-operative homestead and retreat opportunity in the Slocan Valley

Posted by Hailey Troock on November 04, 2022 3 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 Silverton is nestled in the west-facing mountain side centre of Slocan Lake, one hour from Nelson to the south east and Nakusp to the north. The Valhalla Range towers over the property and Slocan Lake is an easy quick bike ride or drive away. The property has a fenced nursery area with 13 raised beds with plenty of work tools, pots, wheel barrels, indoor fully operating growing rooms … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Co-operative homestead and retreat opportunity in the Slocan Valley

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land for wildcrafting and mushrooms in Christina Lake

Posted by Hailey Troock on October 24, 2022 1 Comment

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 34-acre property is located in Christina Lake, Boundary country-, a community of just over 1000 people, with higher numbers in the summer due to tourism. Christina Lake is 15 minutes away from Grand Forks, a town of just under 5000 people. The land available is located on a heavily wooded mountainside with a view of Christina Lake. The landholders reside on the property. The land is suitable … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land for wildcrafting and mushrooms in Christina Lake

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land for market garden/haying in Fernie

Posted by Hailey Troock on October 24, 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 30-acre property is located in Fernie, in the Elk Valley – East Kootenay-, a community of just over 5000 people. The property has a helicopter hanger/business located on it, above the area available for lease. The land available is flat and has good sun exposure. There is agricultural water access. The land is unfenced but the landholders are open to fencing being installed for a market garden … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land for market garden/haying in Fernie

FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on September 06, 2022

Rose Cottage Garden

Rose Cottage Garden in Nelson, BC is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable gardener for the annual growing season in their permaculture garden. About Rose Cottage Garden Rose Cottage garden is an urban farm in Uphill Nelson: The 1/3 acre organic gardens at Rose Cottage go back over a 100 years and were able to feed a family of 9 during the Great Depression. Presently there are 100s of species of plants in the gardens.. which surround the Rose Cottage Birthing House where mothers and their families come to give birth. There are great opportunities to expand the medicine plants, many … Continue reading FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

How to Sell Produce Wholesale: Tips and Tricks from 3 Kootenay Farmers

Posted by Hailey Troock on July 11, 2022

Are you a farmer wondering how to sell produce wholesale? It can be tricky to sort out insurance, packaging, transport, and breaking into grocery and distributor markets. In this article we hear from three experienced farmers on the subject of selling farm products wholesale. In spring 2022, the Agriculture Business Advisor program, funded by Columbia Basin Trust and administered by Community Futures, offered a webinar on wholesaling featuring a panel of three farmers and business owners and operators from the region. The panel discussion was facilitated by Nyree Marsh, the Agriculture & Food Processor Advisor, who provides free, one-to-one, confidential … Continue reading How to Sell Produce Wholesale: Tips and Tricks from 3 Kootenay Farmers

FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 27, 2022

Rose Cottage Garden

Rose Cottage Garden in Nelson, BC is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable gardener for the annual growing season in their permaculture garden. About Rose Cottage Garden Rose Cottage garden is an urban farm in Uphill Nelson: The 1/3 acre organic gardens at Rose Cottage go back over a 100 years and were able to feed a family of 9 during the Great Depression. Presently there are 100s of species of plants in the gardens.. which surround the Rose Cottage Birthing House where mothers and their families come to give birth. There are great opportunities to expand the medicine plants, many … Continue reading FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

2022 KOOTENAY / COLUMBIA BASIN LAND OPPORTUNITIES

Posted by Hailey Troock on March 08, 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. Spring is here and if you’re still thinking about land for this year or for next season, check out these land opportunities from across the Kootenays / Columbia Basin! More will continue to be added to this post so check back once in awhile for new opportunities across the region. These opportunities are registered with the BC Land Matching Program so I’m teaming up with these landholders to find enterprising farmers looking … Continue reading 2022 KOOTENAY / COLUMBIA BASIN LAND OPPORTUNITIES