You’re invited to a Farm Tour at Lauriston Farm in Smithers, B.C. If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about – or just want to check out what your local farmers are up to – join us for the event. Come out to connect with other farmers and food lovers, share a meal, and tour this beautiful farm! We’ll enjoy a farm tour from leasing farmers David and Bethany, as well as farmer-landholder Lesley, who were matched through the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP), and hear about their farm start-up process and the steps to building a … Continue reading AUG 13, 2023: SMITHERS, BC – Farm Tour at Lauriston Farm
On a snowy November Sunday afternoon gatherers came to have panel discussions around “farming outside the box”! A core mission of Young Agrarians is knowledge transfer. Knowledge is one of the most important nutrients in the fertilizer needed to grow more farmers on “marginal land”. We love any chance to get together, whether online or in-person, to share and learn – we recently gathered at UNBC in Prince George for a compelling discussion on creative land use solutions. Panelists Noemie Touchette, Barry Seymour, David Connell and Andrew Adams Given the current lack of affordability of more productive land classes, farmers … Continue reading Marginal land and farming outside the box
Young Agrarians is hiring a Land Matcher for the Central and North region of B.C. Location: Central or Northern B.C. Deadline for Applications: Monday, September 19, 2022 at 12pm PST. This position will start when we find the right candidate. Do you thrive working with people from diverse walks of life? Are you a networker and connector? If you’ve got that magic matchmaker quality – equal parts people skills, passion for local food systems, and computer-savvy project manager – we’d love to hear from you. The Land Matcher role requires an individual who is process-oriented, has excellent communication and project … Continue reading POSITION FILLED – WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – CENTRAL & NORTHERN B.C.
We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at firstname.lastname@example.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Does a market garden in Northern BC align with your farming goals? Available is a 4.42 acre farm complete with established gardens in Fort Nelson – a community in northeast British Columbia within the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality. The community has a year-round weekly farmers market. The farm consists of a lot of open lawn, and a lot of forested yard. Gardens ready to be planted include approximate … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden in Fort Nelson, BC
We are excited to announce a by invitation Food Sovereignty Tour at Tea Creek Farm, in Kitwanga, B.C. August 7th. Jacob and Jessica Beaton are passionate about revitalizing food production and feeding their community. With a vision of resilient, healthy communities built on land-based programs and abundant local food, they established Tea Creek Farm in 2020. In a short amount of time, they have developed land-based training programs that “catalyze new agricultural projects and livelihoods—restoring the ability of Indigenous nations to grow fresh, healthy food and medicine for ourselves and our communities.” Tea Creek’s Indigenous-led program works in partnership with … Continue reading Kitwanga, BC – Food Sovereignty Tour at Tea Creek Farm
You’re invited to a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at WoodGrain Farmer Cooperative in the Kispiox Valley! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, join us for the event. Be inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done on leased land! WoodGrain Farmer Cooperative is an organic, full-circle, small-scale vegetable operation in Northwest BC within unceded traditional Gitxsan territory. Growing a diverse selection of veggies for two local markets and a 40+ member CSA, the four WoodGrain farmers have been able to divide and conquer farm tasks to keep a steady supply of … Continue reading JULY 11, 2021: Hazelton, BC – Land Social at WoodGrain Farmer Co-op
Young Agrarians is celebrating the seventh year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2021 Mentee Cohort are hard at work planning for the season ahead and we are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts! My name is Cameron K Bell, Owner and Farm Manager at Farmer Cam’s Foods. My mentor is Andrew Adams of Hope Farms Organics in Prince George … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Farmer Cam’s Foods
Farm for Thought in Prince George, BC is hiring four Urban Farm Workers for the 2020 season! ABOUT Farm for Thought Located on the UNBC Prince George campus, Farm for Thought is owned and operated by the Prince George Public Interest Research Group (PGPIRG). We have more than 1,500 sq. ft. of growing area including 52 raised beds and a geodesic dome greenhouse. All farm work is done without the use of machines or pesticides. We are proud to grow vegetables and herbs in Northern BC and we sell throughout the community (farmer’s market, online sales, local businesses/restaurants). PGPIRG strives … Continue reading FARM JOBS: PRINCE GEORGE, BC – Farm for Thought, Urban Farm Workers
We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at email@example.com to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Just 15 minutes from Vanderhoof down the historic Blackwater Road, Newsat farms has an established poultry processing facility on 10 acres of cleared land surrounded by forest on a total 122 acre property. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY Providing quality service since 2011, owners are looking for someone to take over the licensed poultry processing facility which serves the farming and ranching community from Smithers the Cache Creek. The farm … Continue reading Land and Business Available: Licensed Poultry Abattoir near Vanderhoof, BC
Got Land? Want Land? Young Agrarians is excited to announce that with the support of the B.C. Ministry of Agriculture, we have expanded the B.C. Land Matching Program to Central and Northern B.C.! “Land matchers are making it much easier for young people and aspiring farmers to find affordable, suitable land and enter British Columbia’s vibrant farming sector,” said Lana Popham, Minister of Agriculture. “Their work to connect farmers and landowners in more remote areas will help ensure farmland is being farmed and secure the industry and land for future generations.” – Via the recent B.C. Ministry of Agriculture press release. Read on … Continue reading B.C. Land Matching Program Expands to Central & Northern B.C.!