Tag Archives: Vancouver Island

LAND OPPORTUNITY: One Acre Turn-Key Productive Market Garden – Courtenay, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 21, 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 LAND A one acre established market garden is available for lease in the Comox Valley. This plot is currently under production will be available to new growers for the 2023 or 2024 season. It is irrigated, fenced, fertile, has neutral ph, great sun exposure and road/highway access. The owners have been running a successful market garden onsite for eight years and have set up lots of infrastructure. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: One Acre Turn-Key Productive Market Garden – Courtenay, BC

AUG 28, 2022: Courtenay, BC – Land Social at Wild Bee Florals

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 10, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social at Wild Bee Florals in Courtenay, 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 learn from leasing farmer Thanu about Wild Bee Florals, a cut flower operation on two neighbouring properties in Courtenay, on a total of one acre of leased land. Thanu reached out to start a conversation about a search for land through the B.C. Land Matching Program in 2019 when she was planning her … Continue reading AUG 28, 2022: Courtenay, BC – Land Social at Wild Bee Florals

FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 25, 2022

Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm in Duncan, British Columbia is seeking a Farm Worker/Intern! ABOUT Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm Boots ‘n’ Roots farm grows over 25 different veggie and herb crops, and concentrates on doing a lot of fall/winter farming, as we have 3 large commercial greenhouses to grow in over the winter. We rarely use large machinery, as we work on being as gentle on the land as possible – we are a regenerative farm, not just sustainable. We sell our product at the Duncan Farmers’ Market each week, plus two local online forums, and a small CSA … Continue reading FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – VANCOUVER ISLAND, B.C.

Posted by Darcy Smith on May 20, 2022

Four sheep with text We're hiring! B.C. Land Matching Program

Young Agrarians is hiring a Land Matcher for the Vancouver Islands & Gulf Islands region of B.C. Location: Vancouver Island Deadline for Applications: Monday, June 13, 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 WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – VANCOUVER ISLAND, B.C.

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Space on Quiet Property for Food Production – Duncan, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on May 17, 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 LAND Two areas on this quiet, rural property are available for production. Both are easily accessible from the property’s driveway. – Approximately 1/4 acre field space at the back of the property is adjacent to woodland and currently unmanaged. Vegetation is grasses and a few small bushes. The area is partially livestock fenced, and water access is from a productive dug well. The land is mostly flat … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Space on Quiet Property for Food Production – Duncan, BC

JUNE 5, 2022: Mill Bay, BC – Land Social at Hayward Farms

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on May 06, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social at Hayward Farms in Mill Bay, 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 learn from leasing farmers Ron and Morgan about Hayward Farms, a mixed livestock and vegetable operation on 22 acres of leased land. Established in 2017 in Sooke, the business is now in its sixth year. Ron and Morgan were looking to relocate their business from their original site when they reached out for … Continue reading JUNE 5, 2022: Mill Bay, BC – Land Social at Hayward Farms

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 15+ Acres for Regenerative Agriculture – Saanich, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on April 05, 2022 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 property is located in the prime agricultural area of Oldfield Road in Saanich. The total property size is approximately 30 acres and has been fallow in recent years. Water is available to the property by 2-inch municipal line. Some livestock fencing is in place but needs repair. All agricultural areas have full exposure. The areas available for cultivation, currently and in the future, include: 7.2 … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 15+ Acres for Regenerative Agriculture – Saanich, BC

[FILLED] FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 24, 2022

This position has been filled. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Board Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm in Duncan, British Columbia is seeking a Farm Worker/Intern! ABOUT Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm Boots ‘n’ Roots farm grows over 25 different veggie and herb crops, and concentrates on doing a lot of fall/winter farming, as we have 3 large commercial greenhouses to grow in over the winter. We rarely use large machinery, as we work on being as gentle on the land as possible – we are a regenerative farm, not just sustainable. We sell our product at … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Growing Space with Shared Greenhouse and Seasonal Cabin – Cobble Hill, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on March 22, 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 LAND This is an opportunity to make use of about 5200 sqft, or 1/8 acre, on a beautiful, quiet hobby farm in Cobble Hill. The space is currently in grass and has been grazed by goats. There is potential to expand into an additional nearly 0.5 acre of pasture space if needed in the future once the landholders no longer have their livestock. Water is from a … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Growing Space with Shared Greenhouse and Seasonal Cabin – Cobble Hill, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Half Acre for Vegetable Production at Botanical Garden and Herb Farm – Royston, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on March 15, 2022 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 Innisfree Farm and Botanic Garden comprises 7 acres in Royston, on the border of a large forest, some of it a public park. There is currently about half an acre in vegetable and fruit production with very fertile loamy sand soil, heavily amended over the years. The space is available for lease right away, with the potential to expand to one acre of production into space … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Half Acre for Vegetable Production at Botanical Garden and Herb Farm – Royston, BC