Tag Archives: Shuswap

GREENHOUSE / GARDEN OPPORTUNITY: Passive Solar Infrastructure in Salmon Arm, BC

Posted by Tessa Thompson on April 11, 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 GREENHOUSE This is a unique opportunity to utilize some amazing infrastructure for year round food production! This passive solar greenhouse located just outside Salmon Arm is approximately xx ft x xx ft. It was built xx years ago based on a design from the Solviva system. Water flows through a south facing wall, fed from a large cistern. There is a wood burning stove for extra heat in … Continue reading GREENHOUSE / GARDEN OPPORTUNITY: Passive Solar Infrastructure in Salmon Arm, BC

BUSINESS FOR SALE: Salmon Arm, BC – Wild Flight Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 07, 2022 2 Comments

BUSINESS FOR SALE!          Wild Flight Farm Ltd.          $445,000 A longstanding, successful, organic, market vegetable business in Mara, BC (near Salmon Arm and Enderby) in the North Okanagan/Shuswap This is a unique opportunity for someone with extensive market vegetable farming experience ready to commit to organic vegetable production as a career by purchasing an established, successful, income-generating business with an excellent reputation in the community. Wild Flight Farm Ltd. was created as an operating company to make it easier for a new farmer to acquire an organic, market vegetable farming enterprise. The company … Continue reading BUSINESS FOR SALE: Salmon Arm, BC – Wild Flight Farm

FARM JOB: Mara, BC – Wild Flight Farm, Greenhouse Lead

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 01, 2021

Wild Flight Farm job

Wild Flight Farm in Mara, British Columbia is seeking a Greenhouse Lead! ABOUT Wild Flight Farm Wild Flight Farm is a 24-acre certified organic mixed vegetable farm in Mara, BC that has grown into a successful business over the past 25 years. This firmly-established family farm has a strong following at year-round farmer’s markets in the communities of Salmon Arm and Revelstoke. Produce is also shipped weekly to organic home delivery services in Kelowna and Vernon. Over the years the farm has developed to include 13 high tunnels and a large heated house for seedling production. We grow all our … Continue reading FARM JOB: Mara, BC – Wild Flight Farm, Greenhouse Lead

FARM JOB: Grindrod, B.C. – Mara Valley Produce, Organic Farm Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 01, 2021

mara valley produce

Mara Valley Produce in Grindrod, B.C. is seeking a Full Time Organic Farm Assistant for the 2021 season! ABOUT Mara Valley Produce We farm a variety of vegetables on approximately 7-8 acres including field and greenhouse crops. Our primary customers are bulk/wholesale distributers, which we provide with produce year round. The farm is located on a beautiful quiet stretch of the Shuswap River. We have a small but enthusiastic team – and we all enjoy what we do! Our farm is Certified Organic since 2017. We are passionate about land stewardship. DESIRED QUALITIES This position best fits someone in good … Continue reading FARM JOB: Grindrod, B.C. – Mara Valley Produce, Organic Farm Assistant

FARM JOB: CHASE, BC – Burkholder’s Corn Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 15, 2020

burkholder's corn farm tractor

Burkholder’s Corn Farm in Chase, BC is seeking a Farm Hand for the 2020 season! About Burkholder’s Corn Farm We are a direct to customer produce farm located in Chase, BC, along the shore of the South Thompson river. We grow 25 acres of produce with a focus on sweetcorn for fresh sale at local farmers markets and our roadside stand. Along with sweetcorn we also grow potatoes, squash, tomatoes, garlic, cabbage, leafy greens, beets and carrots. We are excited to be stewards to 25 acres of very important land on the Shuswap flats. While not certified organic, we are … Continue reading FARM JOB: CHASE, BC – Burkholder’s Corn Farm, Farm Hand

Okanagan Land Opportunity Roundup: April 2020

Posted by Tessa Thompson on April 01, 2020

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Opportunities from the Okanagan Land Matcher Here’s a round up of some of the properties that are available through the BC Land Matching Program for your farming future in the dreamy Okanagan, Shuswap, and Thompson Nicola regions! Whether you are looking for a small sized urban plot close to markets or a massive parcel for a large scale grain operation; a place you could park your tiny home, or somewhere that is all set up and ready to plant this week, there is something on this list for you. South Okanagan NARAMATA: 6. 5 Acre Apple Orchard Seeking Creative, Organic Farmers … Continue reading Okanagan Land Opportunity Roundup: April 2020

[FILLED] FARM JOB: SORRENTO, BC – Sorrento Centre Farm, Farm Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 16, 2019

This position has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships on our Job Board. Sorrento Centre Farm in Sorrento, BC is looking for a Farm Manager for the 2019 season!  ABOUT SORRENTO CENTRE FARM Growing, learning, enjoying: The Sorrento Centre Farm “Love your farm… love your ground… Fatten its poorer parts… Heal the washed, torn places… Feed with legumes and soiling crops and fertilizers the barren and gullied patch that needs special attention, nurse it back to life and beauty and fruitfulness… Don’t forget even the forest lands… And so again we say, love your farm. Make it a place of beauty, a … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOB: SORRENTO, BC – Sorrento Centre Farm, Farm Manager

March 23: Salmon Arm, BC – Feeding Ourselves Movie Screening

Posted by Emily Jubenvill on March 22, 2018

The Shuswap Food Action Co-op is screening Feeding Ourselves at the Salmar Classic theatre on Friday March 23 at 7pm. It’s a documentary on the Kooteney’s movement towards regional food sovereignty. Feeding Ourselves weaves intimate stories from the hopes and convictions of West Kootenay farmers and producers as they navigate undercurrents of uncertainty with our food system. Driven to embrace a livelihood supporting local resilience, these people help us appreciate the significance and potential of feeding ourselves. Admission by donation. Snacks will be available to purchase. When: Friday March 23 at 7pm Where: Salmar Classic, 360 Alexander Street, Salmon Arm, BC … Continue reading March 23: Salmon Arm, BC – Feeding Ourselves Movie Screening

January 13: Land Link – Salmon Arm, BC

Posted by Emily Jubenvill on December 06, 2017

Land Linking workshop hosted by Young Agrarians in partnership with the Shuswap Food Action Co-op Want Land? Got Land? Are you a farmer looking for land? Are you a landowner looking for farmers? We Want You! 1-6 pm Land Linking Workshop – Networking, Land Access Arrangements, Expert Panel, & more! Join us for a workshop on the nuts and bolts of land linking. We’ll network, learn about land access, leases, and licenses, and hear from our expert panel on topics such as housing, finances, and more! You just might find a farmer who can turn your vacant field into a productive … Continue reading January 13: Land Link – Salmon Arm, BC