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LAND OPPORTUNITY: Lease to Own 320 acre parcel and 435 acre parcel Mixed Livestock Ranch – Horsefly, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on November 22, 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 The Big Bear Ranch is a family-operated farm located in the foothills of the beautiful Cariboo Mountains with hundreds of lakes and streams in the surrounding area. The ranch encompasses 1800 acres of pasture fields, cultivated farmland, and forested land. Big Bear Ranch currently raises Galloway cattle, Tamworth/Large English Black pigs, and sheep. They follow the highest welfare standards and sustainable practices (Animal Welfare Approved). No pesticides have … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Lease to Own 320 acre parcel and 435 acre parcel Mixed Livestock Ranch – Horsefly, BC

New On-Farm Slaughter Regulations in Alberta Will Help New Farmers

Posted by Dana Penrice on August 02, 2020 4 Comments

For years, small-scale meat producers in Alberta have been calling for scale-appropriate regulations that improved access to slaughter and processing. On July 29, 2020, Agriculture and Forestry Minister Devin Dreeshen announced big changes to the Meat Inspection Regulation including a new license allowing farmers to slaughter animals and process meat on-site. This Uninspected Slaughter Operation License will enable a livestock farmer to sell a live animal to a customer and the customer can have the animal slaughtered on the farm. The meat from the animal will be uninspected and for the consumption of the customer and the customer’s household only. The … Continue reading New On-Farm Slaughter Regulations in Alberta Will Help New Farmers