Dear Farmers + Friends, Young Agrarians is piloting a farmland matchmaker service based on Quebec’s Agricultural Land Bank model (Banques de Terres) in the Lower Mainland this year. We have a two-day organizational training coming up to learn the ropes of matchmaking. On February 3rd, we would like to work with one land owner, and one land seeker for 1-2 hours of your time. We will practice assessing the land for its agricultural suitability which will help us train our matchmakers in the field. Are you a land owner looking to have your land farmed, or potentially a farmer looking to … Continue reading Looking for a Lower Mainland Land Owner & Land Seeker!
Are you a farmer looking for land? Are you a landowner looking for farmers? You’re invited to a Land Linking Workshop and Potluck! Join us Saturday, November 23rd from 2pm – 6pm in Cowichan, BC for a workshop on the nuts and bolts of land linking. During the workshop, we’ll network, review legal frameworks for land linking, discuss assessing land for agricultural suitability, and talk about best practices for creating a healthy working relationship between land owners and farmers. If lucky, you may meet your future farmer, or possibly find the right landowner with a great piece of land to … Continue reading Vancouver Island: Cowichan Land Linking