Tag Archives: Sustainable Agriculture

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 18 Acres of Raw, Forested Land – Hope, BC

Posted by Ve-Jane Duong on May 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 Are you an experienced, hardworking farmer who would relish the opportunity to graze your livestock in a forest or utilize forested land for your farm business? Up to 18 acres of raw forest is available in a picturesque setting minutes from the Coquihalla Canyon and Othello Tunnels. The property is divided into … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 18 Acres of Raw, Forested Land – Hope, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2+ acres of fenced farmland for lease, Grand Forks, BC

Posted by Nyree Marsh on May 15, 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 Situated within the ALR, this fully fenced parcel of over 2 acres presents a fantastic opportunity for a market gardener planning to establish or expand their farm business. The 2-acre field has its own gated entry from the road, while an additional ⅓ acre is suitable for a small orchard or berries. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2+ acres of fenced farmland for lease, Grand Forks, BC

YA Business Mentorship Network – Woody Nook Gardens

Posted by Tori Ames on May 09, 2024

Young Agrarians is celebrating the tenth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program in BC and the second year of the program in the Prairies! If you are a new farmer or the next generation to take on your family farm and need support to figure out the business aspects of your farm consider applying for the 2024/2025 cohort. The BMN offers business mentorships to a diverse array of new and young farmers/ranchers/producers. Through one-on-one mentorship, peer networks and online workshops new farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. Apply for the 2024/2025 program here – applications processed … Continue reading YA Business Mentorship Network – Woody Nook Gardens

YA Business Mentorship Network – lovebowl farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on May 07, 2024

Young Agrarians is celebrating the tenth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program in BC and the second year of the program in the Prairies! If you are a new farmer or the next generation to take on your family farm and need support to figure out the business aspects of your farm consider applying for the 2024/2025 cohort. The BMN offers business mentorships to a diverse array of new and young farmers/ranchers/producers. Through one-on-one mentorship, peer networks and online workshops new farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. Apply for the … Continue reading YA Business Mentorship Network – lovebowl farm

YA Business Mentorship Network – Milpa Naturals

Posted by Tori Ames on May 02, 2024

Young Agrarians is celebrating the tenth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program in BC and the second year of the program in the Prairies! If you are a new farmer or the next generation to take on your family farm and need support to figure out the business aspects of your farm consider applying for the 2024/2025 cohort. The BMN offers business mentorships to a diverse array of new and young farmers/ranchers/producers. Through one-on-one mentorship, peer networks and online workshops new farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. Apply for the 2024/2025 program here – applications processed … Continue reading YA Business Mentorship Network – Milpa Naturals

LAND ACCESS STORIES: Make Do Acres – Burnaby, BC

Posted by Kat Roger on May 01, 2024

ABOUT MAKE DO ACRES Make Do Acres is an ecological micro-farm and creative gathering space located on unceded Sto:lo territory in Burnaby, B.C. Leasing farmer Jesse Orr was matched to 0.25 acres of land at Big Bend Urban Farm through the B.C. Land Matching Program for the 2023 season and is now entering her fourth farming season and her second season on the land. Make Do Acres grows mixed vegetables, flowers and medicinal herbs for veggie-lovers, herbalists and restaurants throughout Metro Vancouver. Farmer Jesse specializes in unique intercropping experiments and niche climate-resilient varieties. Jesse also creates installation plant-art exhibitions, hosts … Continue reading LAND ACCESS STORIES: Make Do Acres – Burnaby, BC

YA Business Mentorship Network – Hogs and Horns Homestead

Posted by Tori Ames on April 30, 2024

Young Agrarians is celebrating the tenth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program in BC and the second year of the program in the Prairies! If you are a new farmer or the next generation to take on your family farm and need support to figure out the business aspects of your farm consider applying for the 2024/2025 cohort. The BMN offers business mentorships to a diverse array of new and young farmers/ranchers/producers. Through one-on-one mentorship, peer networks and online workshops new farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. Apply for the 2024/2025 program here – applications processed … Continue reading YA Business Mentorship Network – Hogs and Horns Homestead

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4 acres for lease suitable for crops or livestock, Trail, BC

Posted by Nyree Marsh on April 24, 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 Nestled on the west-facing slopes near Trail, BC, this property basks in abundant sunlight year-round, making it a prime location for farmers seeking an early start to their growing season.  Spanning just over 10 acres, with 4 acres available for lease, the land offers plenty of opportunity for a new farmer or … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4 acres for lease suitable for crops or livestock, Trail, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Up to 3 Acres for Market Garden, Poultry or Bees – Langley, BC

Posted by Ve-Jane Duong on April 22, 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 Are you a small-scale farmer with plans to grow your business incrementally? Look no further! Located in the Brookswood neighbourhood south of Langley city, this parcel of cleared land is bordered by local woods on a quiet street off the main road. Flat land, plenty of sun exposure and separate road access … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Up to 3 Acres for Market Garden, Poultry or Bees – Langley, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 0.6 Acres of Land for a Market Garden – Castlegar, BC

Posted by Kat Roger on April 22, 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 Designated garden areas spanning 0.6 acres are available on this gorgeous property in Castlegar, BC. While the property is predominantly forested, these level, cleared portions lie on terraced benches ready for cultivation. Previous community members on the land established the gardens 30 years ago, the land currently lies fallow, covered in mixed … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 0.6 Acres of Land for a Market Garden – Castlegar, BC