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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

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-Key Market Garden Opportunity in Northwest BC

Posted by Andrew Adams on January 13, 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 Since 2009 WoodGrain Farm has been a cornerstone organic vegetable grower for the Hazelton and Smithers Farmers’ Markets in northwest BC.  In 2020 we formed the WoodGrain Farmer Co-op with our two farmhands as they took on the lead farmer rolls in the market garden business, as we stepped back into supporting roles as our focus shifted to other farm activities including but not limited to seed production, … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-Key Market Garden Opportunity in Northwest BC

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.

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 7 acres of cleared river valley land near Terrace, BC

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on November 23, 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 Situated in the Greater Terrace area, this prime land is near the confluence of the Skeena and Zygomatitz Rivers. Historically used for hay and potato production, the property encompasses cleared land and is currently home to a variety of juvenile hazelnut and apple tress with plenty of space for additional food growing. Of the 22 acres, around 7 is cleared with potential for market gardening or orchard expansion. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 7 acres of cleared river valley land near Terrace, BC

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

Seasonal Changes Are Constant: Summer and Fall Reflections from the Blackfoot Phenology for Farmers Course

Posted by Alex on October 25, 2022

Photo by Natasha As part of the Blackfoot Phenology for Farmers course, a group of farmers, growers, and food lovers across many Indigenous territories and ecosystems have committed to one year of active ecological observation based on the Blackfoot lunar calendar. Students pick a study site in their area and visit it often in order to recognize and learn from the patterns, relationships, and cycles they observe. Here are some of their reflections from the second half of summer. The latter part of summer was dry and warm with a long, drawn-out fall. There were lots of opportunities to harvest … Continue reading Seasonal Changes Are Constant: Summer and Fall Reflections from the Blackfoot Phenology for Farmers Course

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

Soaking It All In: Spring and Summer Reflections from the Blackfoot Phenology for Farmers Course

Posted by Alex on September 08, 2022

Photo by Brenda B. As part of the Blackfoot Phenology for Farmers course, a group of farmers, growers, and food lovers across many Indigenous territories and ecosystems have committed to one year of active ecological observation based on the Blackfoot lunar calendar. Students pick a study site in their area and visit it often in order to recognize and learn from the patterns, relationships, and cycles they observe. Here are some of their reflections from the first part of summer. The first few lunar cycles of summer have been dynamic and vibrant. We passed though the summer solstice and watched … Continue reading Soaking It All In: Spring and Summer Reflections from the Blackfoot Phenology for Farmers Course

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

SEP 24, 2022: Surrey, BC – Land Social and Potluck at Seed of Life Farm

Posted by Fai Hui on August 30, 2022 2 Comments

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social and Potluck at Seed of Life Farm in Surrey, B.C.! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about – or just want to check out what your local farmers are up to – join us for the event. Come learn from leasing farmers Krystyna and Jason about Seed of Life Farm, a mixed vegetable and cut flower operation, on the former location of Zaklan Farm. With support from the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP), Krystyna and Jason were matched with Doug and Gemma of Zaklan Farm. Transition plans and … Continue reading SEP 24, 2022: Surrey, BC – Land Social and Potluck at Seed of Life Farm