Tag Archives: market garden

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Nature Nurture Refuge Seeks Community-Minded Farmers – Denman Island, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito 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 This bio-diverse land (60-acres in total), from the early 1970’s until 2004, was the homestead of the co-founders of the international Greenpeace movement (Jim and Marie Bohlen), and was named “The Greenpeace Farm”. For the past 18 years, it was “The Hermitage” – a Buddhist retreat and meditation practice centre. The land offered space for a community garden and potato patch for the locals. In 2022, … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Nature Nurture Refuge Seeks Community-Minded Farmers – Denman Island, 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

IN PHOTOS: 2022 Land Social & Tool School at Linden Lane Farms

Posted by Hailey Troock on November 07, 2022

On Sunday, October 23rd 2022, we gathered with 15 farm and tool enthusiasts for an outdoor Land Social and Tool School at Linden Lane Farms in Krestova (near Nelson). Linden Lane Farms operates on leased family land, as well as two other properties in the area, with agreements supported through the BC Land Matching Program. Products are grown on the nearby leased plots and brought to the main farm site for processing and distribution. We enjoyed a light potluck harvest lunch, toured the farm and learned about the farming that they are doing on leased land to expand local food … Continue reading IN PHOTOS: 2022 Land Social & Tool School at Linden Lane Farms

OCT 23, 2022: KRESTOVA, BC – Land Social & Tool School at Linden Lane Farms

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 20, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social and Tool School at Linden Lane Farms in Krestova (near Nelson). Linden Lane Farms operates on leased family land, as well as two other properties in the area, with agreements supported through the BC Land Matching Program. The thriving organic farm serves retail, Farmers Markets and consumers directly in the area through their CSA and on farm sales and also hosts one of three Kootenay Local Agricultural Society tool libraries. If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, as well as affordable tool rentals available, join us for this … Continue reading OCT 23, 2022: KRESTOVA, BC – Land Social & Tool School at Linden Lane Farms

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

AUG 14, 2022: SAANICH, BC – Farm Tour and Potluck at Peas n’ Carrots Farm

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on July 21, 2022

You’re invited to a Farm Tour and Potluck at Peas n’ Carrots Farm in Saanich, B.C! Want to connect with fellow farmers and food lovers? Come out to take a break, share food, and nerd out on farming on August 14th! Farmer Katie runs Peas n’ Carrots Farm on leased land she accessed through the B.C. Land Matching Program. Now in her second full year on the land, she grows mixed vegetables for a CSA, her onsite farm stand and two farmers’ markets. Production is focused on the food staples that keep Katie’s family fed and ignite a passion for … Continue reading AUG 14, 2022: SAANICH, BC – Farm Tour and Potluck at Peas n’ Carrots Farm

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!

Enthusiastic Entrepreneurial Couple Farm on Leased Land

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on June 30, 2022

We met young farmers David and Bethany through their search for farmland as participants in the B.C. Land Matching Program, which provides land matching and business support services to new farmers looking for land to farm, as well as landholders interested in finding someone to farm their land. Visit the B.C. Land Matching Program page to learn more about the program and to find a Young Agrarians Land Matcher in your region. ~ Please introduce yourself and tell us a bit about your farm: We are two enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about the opportunities provided us by the natural … Continue reading Enthusiastic Entrepreneurial Couple Farm on Leased Land

LAND OPPORTUNITY: One Acre Turn-Key Productive Market Garden – Courtenay, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 21, 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 A one acre established market garden is available for lease in the Comox Valley. This plot is currently under production will be available to new growers for the 2023 or 2024 season. It is irrigated, fenced, fertile, has neutral ph, great sun exposure and road/highway access. The owners have been running a successful market garden onsite for eight years and have set up lots of infrastructure. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: One Acre Turn-Key Productive Market Garden – Courtenay, BC

JUL 16, 2022: SURREY, BC – Farm Tour & Potluck at A Rocha Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 20, 2022

You’re invited to a Farm Tour & Potluck at A Rocha Farm in Surrey, BC! A Rocha is a christian non-profit focused on caring for the environment through education, conservation science and sustainable agriculture. Their farm is about 2.5 acres with about half of their production in a no-till system (they just switched over this year!). Their primary focus is their CSA with 170 shares, but they also sell at their farm market on site, do a bit of wholesale and restaurant sales, and donate shares/produce to partner agencies through grants and donations. Their team varies quite a bit through … Continue reading JUL 16, 2022: SURREY, BC – Farm Tour & Potluck at A Rocha Farm