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Land Opportunity: 1/4 acre Market garden in Abbotsford

Posted by Fai Hui on January 13, 2023 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 farm-within-a-farm is 0.25 acres of market garden space tucked away on a successful pastured poultry farm. There are established beds that have been cultivated with mixed vegetable crops in previous years, as well as a 20×20 greenhouse for planting and storage. The area is set up with an irrigation system, and the soil is healthy and nutrient-rich. There is a shared cold storage space that would be made … Continue reading Land Opportunity: 1/4 acre Market garden in Abbotsford

WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – OKANAGAN, B.C.

Posted by Darcy Smith on December 14, 2022 1 Comment

Young Agrarians is hiring a Land Matcher for the Okanagan-Thompson region of B.C. Location: Okanagan-Thompson. Candidates must be located within the region. Please indicate where you live on your application. Deadline for Applications: Monday, January 30, 2023 at 5pm PST.  Do you thrive working with people from diverse walks of life? Are you a networker and connector? If you’ve got that magic matchmaker quality – equal parts people skills, passion for local food systems, and computer-savvy project manager – we’d love to hear from you.  The Land Matcher role requires an individual who is process-oriented, has excellent communication and project … Continue reading WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – OKANAGAN, B.C.

NOV 20, 2022: PRINCE GEORGE – FARMING OUTSIDE THE BOX WORKSHOP

Posted by Darcy Smith on November 04, 2022

Alternative Land Use Options in the North Join us for a special in-person panel discussion on alternative ways to grow food on “marginal” land! Today, new farmers are needed more than ever – but it’s getting harder and harder to start farming. With farmers aging out of production, high land prices on class 1 land, and an ever-changing climate, new farmers are having to get creative, finding ways to do food systems work on land that may not be suitable for the typical market garden. This in-person Land Forum session features a panel discussion to inspire you with alternative ways … Continue reading NOV 20, 2022: PRINCE GEORGE – FARMING OUTSIDE THE BOX WORKSHOP

B.C. LAND FORUM NOV 14 to 30, 2022 – ONLINE

Posted by Darcy Smith on October 25, 2022 5 Comments

Our third annual LAND FORUM is here! We were thrilled to see so many of you in the community this summer at our on-farm Land Socials. The B.C. Land Matching Program team is super excited to welcome you back to learn together and take a deeper dive into information and interactive sessions about land sharing and starting a farm business. The Land Forum is accessible online so that we can reach you wherever you live and have Internet access. We can’t wait to share knowledge and online space with you all! WHEN: November 14 – 30, 2022. All times are … Continue reading B.C. LAND FORUM NOV 14 to 30, 2022 – ONLINE

POSITION FILLED – WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – CENTRAL & NORTHERN B.C.

Posted by Darcy Smith on August 23, 2022

Four sheep with text We're hiring! B.C. Land Matching Program

Young Agrarians is hiring a Land Matcher for the Central and North region of B.C. Location: Central or Northern B.C. Deadline for Applications: Monday, September 19, 2022 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? If you’ve got that magic matchmaker quality – equal parts people skills, passion for local food systems, and computer-savvy project manager – we’d love to hear from you.  The Land Matcher role requires an individual who is process-oriented, has excellent communication and project … Continue reading POSITION FILLED – WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – CENTRAL & NORTHERN B.C.

POSITION FILLED – WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – VANCOUVER ISLAND, B.C.

Posted by Darcy Smith on May 20, 2022

Four sheep with text We're hiring! B.C. Land Matching Program

Young Agrarians is hiring a Land Matcher for the Vancouver Islands & Gulf Islands region of B.C. Location: Vancouver Island Deadline for Applications: Monday, June 13, 2022 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? If you’ve got that magic matchmaker quality – equal parts people skills, passion for local food systems, and computer-savvy project manager – we’d love to hear from you.  The Land Matcher role requires an individual who is process-oriented, has excellent communication and project … Continue reading POSITION FILLED – WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – VANCOUVER ISLAND, B.C.

2021 Farmland Values Report Recap – B.C. Spotlight

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on March 21, 2022 2 Comments

FCC Farmland Values Report 2021

The rising cost of farmland has become a common topic of discussion in the farming community. Many farmers are aware of and seeing a significant increase in land prices – but each year when the Farmland Values Report is published by Farm Credit Canada (FCC), we get to see the concrete numbers. Resources like the Farmland Values Report help us keep up to date on the challenges farmers are facing, and how we can best support. The Farmland Values Report tracks changes in the price of farmland across Canada, as well as by province and region. It shows, by the … Continue reading 2021 Farmland Values Report Recap – B.C. Spotlight

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Multiple 2-Acre Parcels Ready For Planting – Leduc County, Alberta

Posted by Melisa Zapisocky on January 07, 2022

ABOUT THE LAND There are four 2-acre parcels of land ready to be planted in the spring of 2022 that include north, south and east facing fields. Each parcel of land is surrounded by trees and water is drawn from a dugout. Crop rotations, cover crops and green manures have been used throughout production to build soil health and minimize disease and weeds and the land is free of contaminants (and will stay that way).  Since purchasing the property in 1983, this land has been cared for and used to grow vegetables, berries and flowers that have supplied produce to … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Multiple 2-Acre Parcels Ready For Planting – Leduc County, Alberta

Alberta Land Linking Workshop 2022

Posted by Alex on October 26, 2021 4 Comments

Are you a landholder looking for farmers? Are you a new farmer looking for land? Land access is a major barrier to new and aspiring farmers. With increasing land prices, ownership is often not an option. At the same time, many landholders don’t have family members who want to take on the farm or have land that is not currently in production.  There is a growing opportunity for new farmers, land managers and food growers, who come from a wide variety of backgrounds, to explore creative land sharing arrangements with those offering land. This online workshop will bring together landholders … Continue reading Alberta Land Linking Workshop 2022

Land Access Support is coming to Alberta

Posted by Michelle Lam on October 22, 2021

The future of food systems lies in the hands of our next generation of farmers — but what do we do when our future farmers don’t have access to land? Young Agrarians (YA) hopes to offer solutions that will bridge the gap between landholders and land seekers with two Land Linking Workshops coming to Leduc County later this year.   These online workshops are being modelled off of the YA B.C. Land Matching Program, which provides personalized land matching and business support services for both farmers looking for land to start or expand their farm and landholders interested in finding someone … Continue reading Land Access Support is coming to Alberta