Tag Archives: Kootenays

MAR 31, 2024: NELSON, BC – Garden Planning 101 Workshop at Bent Plow Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 16, 2024

bent plow garden planning

Are you a newer grower looking to up your vegetable gardening game this year? Join us for a Garden Planning 101 workshop on March 31st at Bent Plow Farm just outside Nelson, BC! In this workshop you will learn the fundamentals of planning your vegetable garden for interior BC growing conditions. The class will cover how to plan for continued harvest, including the timing of seeding and transplanting, plant spacing, and crop succession. Participants can bring along a map of their garden space to get support with creating their own growing plan. This workshop is intended for beginner home gardeners … Continue reading MAR 31, 2024: NELSON, BC – Garden Planning 101 Workshop at Bent Plow Farm

FEB 22, 2024: Wynndel, BC – ASK A LAND MATCHER

Posted by Nyree Marsh on January 22, 2024

Are you a rancher wondering what transition looks like for you? Do you have farmland that isn’t being cultivated? Are you farming land without a formal agreement? Are you interested in sharing farmland and don’t know how to get started? ASK A LAND MATCHER! Join Land Matcher Nyree Marsh to network and learn about how the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP) can support you. Nyree will share information and answer questions about leasing land, the land matching process and farm transition. Kip Cantrell of Thistle Farm will join Nyree to share his experience with the BCLMP and talk about farming … Continue reading FEB 22, 2024: Wynndel, BC – ASK A LAND MATCHER

JOB: KOOTENAYS, BC – FARM TO SCHOOL CONSULTANT

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on December 06, 2023

The Public Health Association of BC, Farm to School BC, and Farm to Cafeteria Canada are looking for a Kootenay Region Farm to School Consultant! ABOUT The Public Health Association of BC (PHABC) and the Farm to School BC (F2SBC) program in partnership with Farm to Cafeteria Canada, is seeking a dynamic, creative, and inspiring individual to support the development of a new Farm to School BC (F2SBC) Kootenay Regional Hub. Reporting to the Provincial Manager of F2SBC, the Consultant will be responsible for engaging key stakeholders and potential partners in a community-informed process to develop a common vision, goals, … Continue reading JOB: KOOTENAYS, BC – FARM TO SCHOOL CONSULTANT

OCT 22, 2023: Nelson, BC – LAND LINKING WORKSHOP

Posted by Kat Roger on September 18, 2023

GOT LAND? WANT LAND? Are you a landholder looking for farmers? Are you a farmer looking for land? We want you! Join us for a workshop on the nuts and bolts of land access. Young Agrarians Land Linking Workshops bring together landholders and farmers seeking land to network, explore possible land matches, and learn how to navigate land sharing and lease agreements. Our B.C. Land Matching Program Manager Darcy Smith and our Columbia Basin Land Matcher, Nyree Marsh will be there to talk about how land matching supports land seekers and landholders, and share key questions to ask, legal considerations, … Continue reading OCT 22, 2023: Nelson, BC – LAND LINKING WORKSHOP

POSITION FILLED – LAND MATCHER – COLUMBIA BASIN, B.C.

Posted by Darcy Smith on April 04, 2023

Young Agrarians is hiring a Land Matcher for the Columbia Basin/Kootenay region of B.C. Location: Columbia Basin. Candidates must be located within the region. Please indicate where you live on your application. Deadline for Applications: Monday, May 1, 2023 at 12pm PST. This position will start when we find the right candidate.  Do you thrive working with people from diverse walks of life? Are you a networker and connector? Do you love checking things off your to-do list? If you’ve got that magic matchmaker quality – equal parts people skills, passion for local food systems, and computer-savvy project manager – … Continue reading POSITION FILLED – LAND MATCHER – COLUMBIA BASIN, B.C.

2023 KOOTENAY / COLUMBIA BASIN LAND OPPORTUNITIES

Posted by Hailey Troock on February 22, 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. Spring is just around the corner 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! These opportunities are registered with the BC Land Matching Program so I’m teaming up with these landholders to find enterprising farmers looking for land to start or expand their agricultural businesses! If you’re curious what land matching is all about, … Continue reading 2023 KOOTENAY / COLUMBIA BASIN LAND OPPORTUNITIES

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 5 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