Tag Archives: Land Leasing

Employees wanted: Hiring that special 1.3% of the population

Posted by Andrew Adams on January 26, 2023

It’s the deep of winter and many of us farmers are finalizing crop plans. We’re also looking at our labour needs on our farm for the season, so I thought I would share thoughts and tips for addressing your labour needs on your farm.  We’ve yet to enter the age of the Jetsons, though we are getting closer every day. Until the day comes when automation and robots do most physical labour, the human power component of a farm is integral to its success.  I’d rather see the human component in agriculture continue and only become better in terms of … Continue reading Employees wanted: Hiring that special 1.3% of the population

Aiming for the stars within: Setting goals and benchmarks on the farm

Posted by Andrew Adams on January 18, 2023

Creating a trajectory for achieving a personal/farm business goal feels like what I imagine Mario feels like when he attains a “star” in the OG Mario Brothers game for Nintendo. You are bright, flashing with energy and moving quickly while avoiding obstacles and tactically knocking over Koopa troopas and Goombas (risk) in pursuit of your raised flag pole. It’s exhilarating. As we begin a new turn around the sun, many folks have set their new year resolutions – and if you are a farmer, you have likely analyzed last year’s data and begun crop planning for the upcoming season. Creating … Continue reading Aiming for the stars within: Setting goals and benchmarks on the farm

Below the snow: What plants can tell us when we can’t see the soil

Posted by Andrew Adams on December 16, 2022

Sitting there at your computer desk, easy chair or couch, dreaming of starting your own farm in the depths of winter? Let me share some tips and tricks, which you can use when you find that dream property covered in snow and want to know what’s below. Sometimes winter is the only time of the year when there is time to go exploring land. When you live in a region that has snow for six months or longer, you can’t let the snow keep you from walking over potential properties for your farming adventure less they get gobbled up before … Continue reading Below the snow: What plants can tell us when we can’t see the soil

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 18 acre farm in Terrace, BC

Posted by Morgan Kitchen 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 Located on the outskirts of the town of Terrace, on the edge of the Kitsumkalum River and Spring Creek running through the property lies an 18 acre farm complete with housing accommodations ready for your farm business! This 18 acre farm is a blank canvas ready for agriculture production. Currently the majority of the property is in pasture with fencing on 1 side, the creek running alongside the … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 18 acre farm in Terrace, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Horse Lake Community Farm Coop – 100 Mile House, BC

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on September 16, 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 The Horse Lake Community Farm Co-operative was formed in 2006 after the original farming family intended to sell but wanted the property to be kept as agricultural land. The 130-acre property is located on Horse Lake about a 1/2 hr. drive from 100 Mile House. The farm is owned by shareholders and run by a board of directors who leases the land to 3 different farmers and their … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Horse Lake Community Farm Coop – 100 Mile House, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Pasture Fields Outside of Terrace, BC

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on September 01, 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 Looking for pasture to start or expand your ruminant livestock (cattle, sheep or goats) farm business? Located 10 minutes from the town of Terrace is 12 acres of fenced pastures that welcome your livestock enterprise! ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY While the landholders have their own ag business plans – they welcome companion enterprises and collaboration on the farm! The grazing pastures are split amongst 4 small fields that are … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Pasture Fields Outside of Terrace, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Horse Breeding Business in Central BC

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on August 05, 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 Large, turn-key, established Appaloosa horse breeding operation that has been in busines for 30+ years is looking for a young, enthusiastic individual with horse experience, business skills and understands the reality of the business to step in and learn from the owners and carry on their legacy! An opportunity of a lifetime for someone who is passionate about horses, is willing to learn while possessing the necessary horse, … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Horse Breeding Business in Central BC

AUG 13, 2022: MCBRIDE, BC – LAND ACCESS AT THE ROBSON VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL!

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on July 20, 2022 2 Comments

We’re so excited to be in McBride, B.C. on August 13, 2022 for a full day of land access and music! Join us for a morning Community Farms workshop with Foodlands Cooperative of BC at the music festival grounds, followed by a Land Social at Legrand Farm, an exciting land opportunity with housing. The renowned Robson Valley Music Festival, which runs from August 12-14, is the cherry tomato on top – come to learn and network, stay to enjoy the tunes with Young Agrarians. Time to shine up your dancing shoes and your farm boots for an awesome weekend! 10:30-12 … Continue reading AUG 13, 2022: MCBRIDE, BC – LAND ACCESS AT THE ROBSON VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL!

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden in Fort Nelson, BC

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on May 13, 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 Does a market garden in Northern BC align with your farming goals? Available is a 4.42 acre farm complete with established gardens in Fort Nelson – a community in northeast British Columbia within the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality. The community has a year-round weekly farmers market. The farm consists of a lot of open lawn, and a lot of forested yard. Gardens ready to be planted include approximate … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden in Fort Nelson, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 5 acre farm outside Quesnel, BC

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on May 13, 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 Located roughly 45 minutes outside the town of Quesnel is a 5 acre farm with housing, established garden space and greenhouse, as well as set up for small scale livestock production. The landowner has grown food for personal consumption and raised sheep, hogs and poultry on the property. Some fencing requires repair/new wire strung but the posts are in place. The home available on the property requires some … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 5 acre farm outside Quesnel, BC