Tag Archives: #newfarmer

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4 acres of mature vines – Kaleden, BC

Posted by Pascale Schittecatte on July 16, 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 LAND This charming four-acre vineyard in Kaleden, BC is available for lease! The mature Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer vines, planted in 2008, have a strong production history. The current landholders have cropped them continuously to about six tonnes per acre. Located on Highway 97,  the vineyard is easily accessible and is well-connected with … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4 acres of mature vines – Kaleden, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2.5 acres for flowers, bees, and more – Coldstream, BC

Posted by Pascale Schittecatte on May 10, 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 LAND This charming property has 2.5 acres of space ready for small-scale agriculture! Located on a quiet road outside of Coldstream, BC, the farming area is divided between three sloped pastures with driveway access through the pastures all the way to the top. The uppermost pasture is rocky and would be best suited … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2.5 acres for flowers, bees, and more – Coldstream, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Plots to Lease for Market Gardening – Silver Creek, BC

Posted by Pascale Schittecatte on February 02, 2024

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 54-acre working farm has space to share! The landholders, farmers themselves, are offering 1-5 acres as small plots for aspiring or new market gardeners local to the Silver Creek or Salmon Arm areas. The soil is highly fertile and has only been used for hay or grazing since 2019, with no chemical applications. Prior to this, the land was in a corn-alfalfa rotation. There is … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Plots to Lease for Market Gardening – Silver Creek, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Small Parcels for Lease – Lake Country, BC

Posted by Pascale Schittecatte on December 20, 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 3 acre parcel in Lake Country, BC is a small-scale farmer’s dream! There are currently three plots of 0.7 acres each available (sections 2-4 in the below aerial photo), all facing east toward the lake. The main 1.5 acre plot is currently leased out to a pair of successful market gardeners. A farmer would be welcome to rent just one plot, or all three depending … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Small Parcels for Lease – Lake Country, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4+ acres for integrated farming business – Kamloops, BC

Posted by Pascale Schittecatte on November 23, 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 Heffley Creek is a rural neighbourhood at the north end of Kamloops, only a 20 minute drive into town, with easy access to a vibrant community centred around a thriving  farmers’ market. The four-plus acres available are part of a larger 35-acre property which is also in cultivation. The landholders would like to lease out 4-10 acres of available space to a farmer that is looking … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4+ acres for integrated farming business – Kamloops, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Up to 2 acres for Market Garden – Summerland, BC

Posted by Pascale Schittecatte on November 16, 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 property is an incredible, turn-key opportunity to establish a successful market garden in the heart of Summerland. Around 1.6 acres in size, this plot was previously farmed for seven years by a successful, organic-certified market gardener. The farmer has since moved on to a larger plot of land in order to scale up their business, and has left a great set up for a new … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Up to 2 acres for Market Garden – Summerland, BC

Nov 28, 2023: ONLINE – Better Together: Cooperative Solutions for Farmers

Posted by Chantelle Chan on October 31, 2023

Join Emi Do, YA’s Co-op Coordinator, for a hands-on look at how collaboration fits into your farm  Are you feeling intimidated about the prospect of tackling your farming enterprise on your own? This session is a great place to get your collaborative juices flowing. Explore the myths, challenges, and opportunities of the cooperative model. Hear from farmers that are actively in co-ops about how they’re using collaboration to tackle the barriers to farming in our current food landscape – and make their farms, lives, and communities work.  Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2023  |  7-8:30 PM PST Location: Online on Indigenous … Continue reading Nov 28, 2023: ONLINE – Better Together: Cooperative Solutions for Farmers

The College Farmer: Marisa Lenetsky

Posted by Monica Allaby on February 04, 2017 2 Comments

This post is part of The College Farmer, a series of interviews with student farmers from across Canada. Marisa Lenetsky is a farm worker from Brooklyn, New York, and a recent graduate from the Sustainability, Science, and Society program at McGill University. During her time at McGill, Marisa worked at the Macdonald Student-Run Ecological Garden (MSEG), a diversified vegetable farm on MacDonald Campus in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec. Run entirely by student apprentices and managers, MSEG is an intense farmer incubator program. Each student commits to two seasons at the farm: the first as an apprentice and the second as a manager, responsible for training new apprentices. Young Agrarians spoke … Continue reading The College Farmer: Marisa Lenetsky