Tag Archives: Vancouver Island

AUG 8, 2021: Duncan, BC – Land Social at Affinity Guesthouse and Wild Style Farms

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on July 13, 2021

You’re invited to a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at Affinity Guesthouse and Wild Style Farms in Duncan, 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.  Be inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done on leased land! Ashley and Carla are Wild Style Farms, growing flowers and vegetables on 2 acres of leased land at Affinity Guesthouse in Cowichan Bay. The guesthouse land has been farmed for years by various farm operations, and … Continue reading AUG 8, 2021: Duncan, BC – Land Social at Affinity Guesthouse and Wild Style Farms

FARM JOB: Metchosin, BC – Sea Bluff Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 12, 2021

Sea Bluff Farm in Metchosin (near Victoria), BC is seeking a Full Time Farm Hand Extraordinaire!! ABOUT Sea Bluff Farm Sea Bluff Farm is a certified organic, mixed vegetable and fruit farm that grows approximately 8 acres of produce. We grow a wide diversity of produce which we harvest and sell all 12 months of the year through our very popular and busy on-farm farm stand, a collaborative CSA program with Saanich Organics, and to a local farmers market. The farm is located in beautiful, rural Metchosin, BC, just west of Victoria, BC, and is minutes from the beach, Matheson … Continue reading FARM JOB: Metchosin, BC – Sea Bluff Farm, Farm Hand

JOBS: KAMLOOPS & VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC – Seed Program Coordinators, FarmFolk CityFolk

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 05, 2021

FarmFolk CityFolk is hiring two Seed Program Coordinators in the Vancouver Island and Interior Regions! ABOUT FarmFolk CityFolk FarmFolk CityFolk (FFCF) is a not-for-profit society connecting, empowering, and inspiring people to strengthen BC’s sustainable food systems. We develop, operate, and act as a catalyst for projects that support access to and production of local, sustainable food; support local growers and producers; provide access to and protection of farmland; and connect, educate, and celebrate with communities across BC. For over 25 years FFCF has been a leader in local food and sustainable agriculture working with businesses, policymakers, NGO partners, government, universities, … Continue reading JOBS: KAMLOOPS & VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC – Seed Program Coordinators, FarmFolk CityFolk

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

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 30, 2021 1 Comment

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: Brewery/Cidery/Winery Potential on 7.5 Acres – Central Saanich, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 30, 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 7.5 acre field and building used to be a driving range, and the now landholders are making it available for growing hops or fruit and establishing a brewery/winery/cidery in the beautiful two-story building which could be converted from driving range/pro-shop to tasting room/retail/patio. The land was last used as a driving range in 2007, and has since been used for hay production. The land is nearly … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Brewery/Cidery/Winery Potential on 7.5 Acres – Central Saanich, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Barn, Grazing Space and Established Vegetable Garden with Room to Expand – Comox, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 15, 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 almost 5 acre property is a mix of field space, including a 1/2 acre pasture, and forest and is looking for a farmer to put it to more productive use. A barn is currently being only partially used by the landholders for keeping chickens, and is otherwise available for a leasing farmer to keep livestock. The barn is plumbed with well water, and is divided into … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Barn, Grazing Space and Established Vegetable Garden with Room to Expand – Comox, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Two 3 Acre Fields with Full Exposure – Ladysmith, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 11, 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 These two approximately 3 acre fields, one of each side of the driveway into this Ladysmith property, are available for lease. One field is currently in hay and approximately 1 acre of 1-2 year old Christmas trees (trees to remain) and the other has been grazed by sheep for the past two years. Livestock fencing is in place around the perimeter of each field, and the sheep … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Two 3 Acre Fields with Full Exposure – Ladysmith, BC

FARM JOBS: Victoria + Langford + Sidney, BC – Growing Young Farmers Society, Summer Camp Grower Educators

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 10, 2021

Growing Young Farmers Society in Victoria + Langford + Sidney, BC is seeking Summer Camp Grower Educators! ABOUT Growing Young Farmers Society We teach summer camps at three different farm locations. The three summer camps we are currently hiring for all are minimum of one week placements at the following 3 Garden/ Farm locations. 1) Government House (Victoria) Our Summer Camp location at Government House – is a large vegetable garden ususally used for school programs. In the summer, we use it as a teaching tool for summer camps to widen our ability to teach school-aged children all year round. … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Victoria + Langford + Sidney, BC – Growing Young Farmers Society, Summer Camp Grower Educators

Florals with Ashley Currie – Business Bootcamp Stories

Posted by Michelle Lam on June 10, 2021

Bountiful Bay Farm & Nursery is an up and coming farm located in Sooke, BC. Once a week, farm owners Ashley Currie and her partner, Aidan, watched a pre-recorded video with their morning coffee while taking detailed notes from farm experts. These videos were part of the Young Agrarians (YA) Business Bootcamp, a five-week long online course that helps new farmers build their business plans. Ashley spoke with the YA team to talk about her personal experience with the Bootcamp. Ashley’s love for growing things began in university when she started growing plants from seed in her windowsill. She was … Continue reading Florals with Ashley Currie – Business Bootcamp Stories

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