Tag Archives: market gardening

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4.5 Acres for Lease at the Burgoyne Valley Community Farm – Salt Spring Island, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on June 19, 2024

We always have new land opportunities coming into our inventory, some of which aren’t on our blog yet! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at bclmp@youngagrarians.org to learn about the latest opportunities and to access free B.C. Land Matching Program services in your region. ABOUT THE COMMUNITY FARM The Salt Spring Island Farmland Trust (the Farmland Trust) was established in 2009 to preserve, promote and revitalize local agriculture. The Farmland Trust receives ALR (Agricultural Land Reserves) parcels as gifts, donations and bequeathments, making this land available to reinvigorate local food production – be it small family garden plots or … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4.5 Acres for Lease at the Burgoyne Valley Community Farm – Salt Spring Island, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market garden for lease – Cordova Bay, BC

Posted by Kat Roger on May 21, 2024 2 Comments

We always have new land opportunities coming into our inventory, some of which aren’t on our blog yet! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at bclmp@youngagrarians.org to learn about the latest opportunities and to access free B.C. Land Matching Program services in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Long Now Farm is a small hobby farm on 3.4 acres of unceded W’SANEC land. The property is a 5 minute bike ride to the grocery store and to Elk Lake, and a 45 minute bike ride to Victoria along the Lochside Trail. The current landholders have been caretaking the land since … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market garden for lease – Cordova Bay, BC

MAR 31, 2024: NELSON, BC – Garden Planning 101 Workshop at Bent Plow Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 16, 2024

bent plow garden planning

Are you a newer grower looking to up your vegetable gardening game this year? Join us for a Garden Planning 101 workshop on March 31st at Bent Plow Farm just outside Nelson, BC! In this workshop you will learn the fundamentals of planning your vegetable garden for interior BC growing conditions. The class will cover how to plan for continued harvest, including the timing of seeding and transplanting, plant spacing, and crop succession. Participants can bring along a map of their garden space to get support with creating their own growing plan. This workshop is intended for beginner home gardeners … Continue reading MAR 31, 2024: NELSON, BC – Garden Planning 101 Workshop at Bent Plow Farm

FEB 22, 2024: Wynndel, BC – ASK A LAND MATCHER

Posted by Nyree Marsh on January 22, 2024

Are you a rancher wondering what transition looks like for you? Do you have farmland that isn’t being cultivated? Are you farming land without a formal agreement? Are you interested in sharing farmland and don’t know how to get started? ASK A LAND MATCHER! Join Land Matcher Nyree Marsh to network and learn about how the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP) can support you. Nyree will share information and answer questions about leasing land, the land matching process and farm transition. Kip Cantrell of Thistle Farm will join Nyree to share his experience with the BCLMP and talk about farming … Continue reading FEB 22, 2024: Wynndel, BC – ASK A LAND MATCHER

FEB 21, 2024: ONLINE – How to Market a New Farm with Kendall Ballantine

Posted by Kat Roger on January 09, 2024 2 Comments

Join Kendall Ballantine, the founder of Marketing for Farmers and Central Park Farms to learn about how to market your new farm business. What’s the best marketing channel for your farm? Weekly CSA boxes, farmers’ markets, online sales, events or all of the above and more? Join this webinar to learn about the marketing channels available to entrant (and seasoned) farmers. You will learn about the pros and cons of each marketing channel, and develop the skills to identify which marketing channel(s) will best meet the needs of your farm and your customer base. We will share tips, tricks and … Continue reading FEB 21, 2024: ONLINE – How to Market a New Farm with Kendall Ballantine

FEB 24, 2024: Coldstream, BC – LAND LINKING WORKSHOP

Posted by Darcy Smith on November 14, 2023 2 Comments

GOT LAND? WANT LAND? Are you a landholder looking for farmers? Are you a farmer looking for land? We want you! Join us for a workshop on the nuts and bolts of land access. Young Agrarians Land Linking Workshops bring together landholders and farmers seeking land to network, explore possible land matches, and learn how to navigate land sharing and lease agreements. Our B.C. Land Matching Program Manager Darcy Smith and our Okanagan Land Matcher, Pascale Schittecatte will be there to talk about how land matching supports land seekers and landholders, and share key questions to ask, legal considerations, and … Continue reading FEB 24, 2024: Coldstream, BC – LAND LINKING WORKSHOP

NOV 26, 2023: Langley, BC – LAND LINKING WORKSHOP

Posted by Kat Roger on October 18, 2023

GOT LAND? WANT LAND? Are you a landholder looking for farmers? Are you a farmer looking for land? We want you! Join us for a workshop on the nuts and bolts of land access. Young Agrarians Land Linking Workshops bring together landholders and farmers seeking land to network, explore possible land matches, and learn how to navigate land sharing and lease agreements. Our B.C. Land Matching Program Manager Darcy Smith, Program Coordinator Kat Roger, and new Metro Vancouver Land Matcher will be there to talk about how land matching supports land seekers and landholders, and share key questions to ask, legal … Continue reading NOV 26, 2023: Langley, BC – LAND LINKING WORKSHOP

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 Acre for Chickens, Bees, and Market Gardening – Cowichan Bay, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on October 17, 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 This 2.5-acre ALR land is conveniently located in Cowichan Bay, only 10 minutes outside of downtown Duncan, in the heart of the Cowichan Valley. It offers great access to market and housing options in town. There is approximately 1 acre of fenced livestock enclosure awaiting a new farmer. It has natural grass, periodically grazed by the neighbour’s sheep (about 8 of them), but not currently used … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 Acre for Chickens, Bees, and Market Gardening – Cowichan Bay, BC

NOV 18, 2023: Cowichan, BC – LAND LINKING WORKSHOP

Posted by Kat Roger on October 16, 2023

GOT LAND? WANT LAND? Are you a landholder looking for farmers? Are you a farmer looking for land? We want you! Join us for a workshop on the nuts and bolts of land access. Young Agrarians Land Linking Workshops bring together landholders and farmers seeking land to network, explore possible land matches, and learn how to navigate land sharing and lease agreements. Our B.C. Land Matching Program Manager Darcy Smith and our Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands Land Matcher, Kiyomi Ito will be there to talk about how land matching supports land seekers and landholders, and share key questions to ask, … Continue reading NOV 18, 2023: Cowichan, BC – LAND LINKING WORKSHOP

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Farmland for Lease for Field Crops, Livestock or Forage – North Courtenay, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on September 20, 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 farmland is on a 28 acre ALR property in North Courtenay (Merville) in the Comox Valley of Vancouver Island. Approximately 10 acres have been newly developed by the current landholders – flattened, de-rocked, and mowed. Depending on the production type, the field may need additional levelling, rock-picking, and plowing. There is potential for expansion up to 20 acres. Approximately 6-7 acres, not included in the … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Farmland for Lease for Field Crops, Livestock or Forage – North Courtenay, BC