Tag Archives: Nelson

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 acres of open land in Cooper Creek

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 15, 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 land is located in Cooper Creek, at the north end of Kootenay Lake, about 1.5 hours drive from Nelson. There is no cell service in the area but wifi is available. The land is partially zoned ALR, with a good well for water and standpipes for agriculture. The land was previously used as a mill location, though no contaminants remain since operations ceased in the 1990s. The … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 acres of open land in Cooper Creek

EVENT RECAP: Farm Tour at Bent Plow Farm

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 12, 2022

On September 27, 2021, Young Agrarians, Kootenay & Boundary Farm Advisors and Bent Plow Farm presented the fifth event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club event series, an evening farm tour and discussion at Bent Plow Farm in Blewett, BC, 10 minutes from Nelson. Despite the drizzle, thirty people showed up to tour the farm with owners and operators Emma and Scott and talk about the ins and outs of market garden production for CSAs, succession planting, irrigation, building soil and more. Thank you to our hosts, KBFA and everyone who braved the rainy weather to join us! Check out … Continue reading EVENT RECAP: Farm Tour at Bent Plow Farm

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 30 acres of open land in the woods of Argenta

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 10, 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 land is located in Argenta, a rural community located at the north end of Kootenay Lake, just under two hours drive from Nelson. The land is situated on a gentle south-west facing slope and offers excellent soil and stunning views of the lake, river and mountains. The property has been partially logged and cleared of trees in some areas, totalling around 30-40 acres of potentially cultivable … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 30 acres of open land in the woods of Argenta

FARM JOB: Nelson, BC – Bent Plow Farm, Field Lead

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 07, 2022

Bent Plow Farm in Nelson, British Columbia is seeking a Field Lead! ABOUT Bent Plow Farm We are a certified organic, 2 acre market garden located 15km from Nelson, BC. 2022 will be our 5th year operating on this land, we were previously based in the Ottawa Valley. We grow a diverse range of vegetables for 150 person CSA, 1 bustling Saturday market, as well as for restaurant and wholesale accounts. We operate with BCS and hand tools and strive for efficiency and productivity, while creating a safe, positive and engaging work environment. Our goal is to provide high-quality produce … Continue reading FARM JOB: Nelson, BC – Bent Plow Farm, Field Lead

Virtual Canning Workshop: ONLINE FOOD PROCESSING, PRESERVING & VALUE-ADD CAN-A-LONG

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 06, 2022

On September 19th, 2021, Young Agrarians hosted a virtual “can-a-long” all about food processing, preserving and value-add led by three enthusiastic teachers from the Central Kootenay region of B.C. The goal of the workshops was to provide hands-on skills to turn farm/garden produce into value-added products, learning three different ways to preserve the harvest, with tips for both the home kitchen and creating value-added products. The afternoon online event featured three back-to-back sessions on Zoom where we learned, watched, engaged, asked questions and made our own canned spiced pears and apples, canned pickled beets and sauerkraut from the comfort of … Continue reading Virtual Canning Workshop: ONLINE FOOD PROCESSING, PRESERVING & VALUE-ADD CAN-A-LONG

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 acre for market garden, bees or chickens near Nelson

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 05, 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 property is accessible in 5 minutes from downtown Nelson, towards Castlegar, just off Highway 3A. The land is surrounded by trees in an unzoned neighbourhood of Blewitt. The portion of the land available for farming is currently unfenced. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The landholder of this opportunity just outside of Nelson is looking for the right farmer/s to share their land with. There is an acre of … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 acre for market garden, bees or chickens near Nelson

FARM JOB: WINLAW, BC – Ravine Creek Farm, Field Crew & Field Lead

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 05, 2022

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Ravine Creek Farm in Winlaw, BC is looking for Field Crew members and a Field Lead for the 2022 season & beyond. Come join our team! About Ravine Creek Farm In operation since 2010, Ravine Creek Farm is a 3 acre, certified organic market vegetable farm located in the Slocan Valley, BC – We sell our produce at the Nelson, BC Farmer’s Market, at our farmstand, and our CSA program serving 30 members. Our farm is Certified Organic and in 2019 we began the transition to no-till. Currently we have about 80% of our production in no-till. We grow 1.5 … Continue reading FARM JOB: WINLAW, BC – Ravine Creek Farm, Field Crew & Field Lead

FARM JOB: Salmo, BC – Salix and Sedge Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 04, 2022

Salix and Sedge Farm in Salmo, BC is seeking a Farm Worker for the 2022 season! ABOUT Salix and Sedge Farm Salix and Sedge is a certified organic farm located in the Salmo Valley, and is owned and operated by Brendan and Cali who began farming in 2015. We farm approximately one acre of land. This includes land that we lease from our neighbours where we grow a diversity of field crops and have a couple of unheated tunnels. We also have a year-round heated greenhouse on our land where we grow primarily tomatoes and cucumbers in the spring and … Continue reading FARM JOB: Salmo, BC – Salix and Sedge Farm, Farm Worker

OCT 24, 2021: KRESTOVA, BC – Tool School 3.0 at Linden Lane Farms

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 23, 2021

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You’re invited to Tool School 3.0 at Linden Lane Farms in Krestova on October 24, 2021! We will learn about the Kootenay Local Agricultural Society Tool Library and all the farming equipment that is available for rent. This is the seventh event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club event series. What is a Farm Club? A Farm Club is when farmers come together to connect and nerd out with other farmers. It can be on any topic the group wants to discuss and can take many different shapes and sizes. The goal of Tool School is to provide information … Continue reading OCT 24, 2021: KRESTOVA, BC – Tool School 3.0 at Linden Lane Farms

FARM INTERNSHIP: Rossland, BC – Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm, Indoor MicroFarm Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 21, 2021

Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm in Rossland, BC are seeking an Indoor MicroFarm Intern! ABOUT Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm This paid youth internship will occur at our indoor microfarm where we produce certified organic microgreens at a large and efficient scale. Flourish MicroFarm currently provides microgreens to the entire West Kootenays and we are planning scale beyond this winter. Our busy season is winter. The ideal intern can commit to 32 hours per week from mid-October through until the end of March 2022. This position is based entirely indoors. We grow microgreens by hand, we use no … Continue reading FARM INTERNSHIP: Rossland, BC – Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm, Indoor MicroFarm Intern