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Land Social Recap: Elderberry Grove – Salmon Arm, BC

Posted by Tessa Thompson on July 12, 2021

What a pleasure to meet new farmers, elder farmers, food lovers and friends at Elderberry Grove in Salmon Arm, BC, for our first Land Social of the season, featuring a farm tour, elderberry product trials and gourmet snacks! Yesterday, July 10th was a joy! 46 folks gathered in pockets of shade to kick off the farm tour with a bit of background on Jed and Louise’s passion for growing and producing medicinal elderberry syrups, how they started out leasing family land and how they have expanded over the last 3 years to add 2 more large acreages to their land … Continue reading Land Social Recap: Elderberry Grove – Salmon Arm, BC

FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 06, 2021

Rose Cottage Garden

Rose Cottage Garden in Nelson, BC is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable gardener for the annual growing season in their permaculture garden. About Rose Cottage Garden Rose Cottage garden is an urban farm in Uphill Nelson: The 1/3 acre organic gardens at Rose Cottage go back over a 100 years and were able to feed a family of 9 during the Great Depression. Presently there are 100s of species of plants in the gardens.. which surround the Rose Cottage Birthing House where mothers and their families come to give birth. There are great opportunities to expand the medicine plants, many … Continue reading FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 Acre Ecological Farm Seeks New Farmer – Saanich, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 30, 2021 4 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 three acre farm has been in production since at least the 1970s. The current farmer, who grew mixed vegetables using organic and regenerative farming practices, is leaving the site and the landholders are seeking a new farmer. The land is mostly flat, with good exposure, and in a cool pocket of the Saanich peninsula with easy access off West Saanich Road. Much of the land is … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 Acre Ecological Farm Seeks New Farmer – Saanich, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 10+ Acre Field for Livestock Rotational Grazing – Courtenay, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 01, 2021

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 22-acre Royston property is quiet and surrounded by forest, yet only 10 minutes from downtown Courtenay. 10-13 acres of pasture is available for lease for rotational grazing of livestock. The field has only been hayed in recent years. Drainage is good throughout most of the field and animals can overwinter here. Most of the field’s perimeter is fenced with barbed wire, and electric fencing could be … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 10+ Acre Field for Livestock Rotational Grazing – Courtenay, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2400 Square Foot Commercial Greenhouse for Lease – Black Creek, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 01, 2021 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 40 acre mostly forested property is home to a 2400 square foot (30 x 84 ft) commercial closed unit greenhouse, made by BW Greenhouse. The concrete floor has propane powered radiant heat, and the building has a water catchment system from rain gutters running the length of the greenhouse that fill four 10,000 water cisterns. The previous grower did not need additional water to this supply, … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2400 Square Foot Commercial Greenhouse for Lease – Black Creek, BC

Alberta Land Access Guide

Posted by Michelle Lam on May 01, 2021 10 Comments

Photo Credit: Kevin Kossowan Location: Lady’s Hat Farm, Castor, AB

Feature image above: Photo Credit: Kevin Kossowan // Location: Lady’s Hat Farm, Castor, AB The Young Agrarians team and our contributors have been working hard at creating the first edition of the Alberta Land Access Guide. It’s a toolkit for new farmers like YOU. It’s a collection of stories of wins, losses, and everything in-between. We hope you can use these experiences to guide you through this big, rather intimidating step in your career path as a regenerative farmer. (Don’t worry, we’re here to walk you through it, step-by-step). For land seekers, it will give you ideas to explore when … Continue reading Alberta Land Access Guide

FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 30, 2021

Rose Cottage Garden

Rose Cottage Garden in Nelson, BC is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable gardener for the annual growing season in our permaculture garden. About Rose Cottage Garden Rose Cottage garden is an urban farm in Uphill Nelson: The 1/3 acre organic gardens at Rose Cottage go back over a 100 years and were able to feed a family of 9 during the Great Depression. Presently there are 100s of species of plants in the gardens.. which surround the Rose Cottage Birthing House where mothers and their families come to give birth. There are great opportunities to expand the medicine plants, many … Continue reading FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Pacific Horticulture College, Permaculture Instructor

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 27, 2021

Pacific Horticulture College in Victoria, BC is seeking a part-time Introduction to Permaculture Instructor! Position Title: Introduction to Permaculture Instructor – Part-time, Contract Department: Pacific Horticulture College Reports To: College Director Start Date: July 2021 Hours: Approximately 21 teaching hours on Thursdays from July to August 2021; classes are either a half day (3-3.25 hours) or full day (6.25 hours) Rate of Pay: $48 per hour of instructional time plus addition 10% for preparation and storage of course materials Background Established in 1987, the Pacific Horticulture College (PHC) offers full-time and part-time training opportunities in all four levels of the … Continue reading JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Pacific Horticulture College, Permaculture Instructor

[FILLED] FARM JOB: Sorrento, BC – Sorrento Centre Farm, Permaculture Farm Apprentice

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 05, 2021

This position has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships on our Job Board. Sorrento Centre Farm in Sorrento, BC is seeking a Permaculture Farm Apprentice! ABOUT Sorrento Centre Farm Sorrento Centre Farm, located in the Shuswap, BC interior is seeking a Permaculture Farm Apprentice for the 2021 season. This position is a 34-week full-time internship that offers engaging work and an opportunity to gain career skills in the beautiful setting of the Shuswap in the Interior of BC from March – October 2021. As a Permaculture Farm Apprentice, you will work with the Farm Manager to care for … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOB: Sorrento, BC – Sorrento Centre Farm, Permaculture Farm Apprentice

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land share on organic farm in development in Slocan Park

Posted by Hailey Troock on March 01, 2021 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 farming opportunity in development is located in Slocan Park, a small community of just over 120 households nestled in the Slocan Valley about 30 minutes from Nelson, BC. The landholders have just purchased this property and keen to make some land available. Sunlight hours can be limited in winter months and somewhat shorter in this part of the valley in the summer than other growing areas because … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land share on organic farm in development in Slocan Park