Tag Archives: Vernon

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2.5 acres for flowers, bees, and more – Coldstream, BC

Posted by Pascale Schittecatte on May 10, 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 This charming property has 2.5 acres of space ready for small-scale agriculture! Located on a quiet road outside of Coldstream, BC, the farming area is divided between three sloped pastures with driveway access through the pastures all the way to the top. The uppermost pasture is rocky and would be best suited … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2.5 acres for flowers, bees, and more – Coldstream, BC

FARM JOB: Vernon, BC – Silverstar Veggies, Field Crew

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on January 24, 2024

Silverstar Veggies in Vernon, B.C. is seeking a Field Crew! ABOUT Silverstar Veggies We are a 2 acre mixed vegetable and herb farm based within city limits in Vernon, B.C. 2024 will be our fourth year in operation. We are not certified organic, but we grow to similar standards, producing healthy crops from healthy soil. We operate on rented land, which was matched through the Young Agrarians Land Matching Program. Over the course of the season we produce over 30 different crops to sell to our CSA customers, stores, restaurants and at a Farmers market. We farm using a blend … Continue reading FARM JOB: Vernon, BC – Silverstar Veggies, Field Crew

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Small Parcels for Lease – Lake Country, BC

Posted by Pascale Schittecatte on December 20, 2023

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 3 acre parcel in Lake Country, BC is a small-scale farmer’s dream! There are currently three plots of 0.7 acres each available (sections 2-4 in the below aerial photo), all facing east toward the lake. The main 1.5 acre plot is currently leased out to a pair of successful market gardeners. A farmer would be welcome to rent just one plot, or all three depending … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Small Parcels for Lease – Lake Country, BC

MATCHED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 acre for orchard or market garden – Vernon, BC

Posted by Pascale Schittecatte on October 30, 2023

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 scenic pasture would be a wonderful starting plot for a newer farmer, or an add-on parcel for a farmer already working nearby. It measures approximately 0.9 – 1.2 acres, split between a larger upper pasture and a smaller lower pasture with a barn structure. The pasture faces northeast, with good light and wind exposure, and has a steep, upward, south-facing slope. Overlooking picturesque Swan Lake … Continue reading MATCHED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 acre for orchard or market garden – Vernon, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 6+ Acres of Organic Pastures – Vernon, BC

Posted by Pascale Schittecatte on August 10, 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 This 20-acre property sits in a picturesque little neighbourhood facing west, just above the BX Ranchlands of Vernon, BC. The landholders operate a successful orchard business and pilates studio from the property, and have several acres of land which they are looking to lease. The farmland on the property has been certified organic for the last three years, and the landholders have undertaken an immense amount … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 6+ Acres of Organic Pastures – Vernon, BC

EVENT RECAP: Farm Tour at Sun Valley Ranch with Okanagan Indian Band

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 03, 2023

A group of 23 farmers, food provisioners, and food system activists gathered on June 16, 2023 to witness the beginnings of the Okanagan Indian Band’s new Sun Valley Ranch project on syilx territory near Vernon, BC. We first met Wanda Duncan, Wellness Programs Lead at the Okanagan Indian Band (OKIB), when she spoke at a kinSHIFT Elements of Change for Farmers workshop. Wanda is the visionary behind the ranch project, and is now coordinating its development with a small team of staff. We asked her if we could tour the land with the goals of getting to know the staff … Continue reading EVENT RECAP: Farm Tour at Sun Valley Ranch with Okanagan Indian Band

FARM JOB: Vernon, B.C. – Silverstar Veggies, Field Crew Member

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on June 09, 2023

Silverstar Veggies in Vernon, B.C. is seeking a Field Crew member! ABOUT Silverstar Veggies We are a 1.5 acre mixed vegetable and herb farm based within city limits in Vernon, B.C. 2023 will be our third year in business. We are not certified organic, but we grow to similar standards, producing healthy crops from healthy soil. We operate on rented land, which was matched through the Young Agrarians Land Matching Program. Over the course of the season we produce over 50 different crops to sell to our CSA customers, stores, restaurants and new for 2023 at a Farmers market. We … Continue reading FARM JOB: Vernon, B.C. – Silverstar Veggies, Field Crew Member

FARM JOB: Vernon, B.C. – Silverstar Veggies, Field Crew

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on February 23, 2023

Silverstar Veggies in Vernon, B.C. is seeking a Field Crew! ABOUT Silverstar Veggies We are a 1.5 acre mixed vegetable and herb farm based within city limits in Vernon, B.C. 2023 will be our third year in business. We are not certified organic, but we grow to similar standards, producing healthy crops from healthy soil. We operate on rented land, which was matched through the Young Agrarians Land Matching Program. Over the course of the season we produce over 50 different crops to sell to our CSA customers, stores, restaurants and new for 2023 at a Farmers market. We farm … Continue reading FARM JOB: Vernon, B.C. – Silverstar Veggies, Field Crew

FARM JOB: Armstrong & Vernon, British Columbia – Pilgrims’ Produce, Market Garden Farm Worker

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on January 20, 2023

Pilgrims’ Produce in Armstrong & Vernon, British Columbia is seeking a Market Garden Farm Worker! ABOUT Pilgrims’ Produce We offer a large variety of vegetables, fruits, berries and nuts mainly to folks in our local community via Farmer’s Markets, our own CSA box program, U-Pick as well as other local outlets. Just minutes to Vernon & Armstrong at the base of Eagle Rock cliff face, it’s a stunning place to get to work! We farm 13.7 acres using a few tractors and lots of man/woman power. With 6 high tunnel greenhouses along with field crops, orchards and permaculture sections we … Continue reading FARM JOB: Armstrong & Vernon, British Columbia – Pilgrims’ Produce, Market Garden Farm Worker

FARM JOBS: ARMSTRONG, BC – Pilgrims’ Produce, Fruit Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 21, 2022

Pilgrims’ Produce near Armstrong and Vernon is looking for a Fruit Worker for the 2022 season! This established certified organic farm is a fun place to work. It’s peaceful, inspiring, hard-work and rewarding! ABOUT PILGRIMS’ PRODUCE Pilgrims’ Produce is a 13.7 acre farm nestled below the beautiful Eagle Rock Cliffs, close to Armstrong and Vernon BC. We are a certified organic mixed farm growing a wide variety of vegetables, as well as fruits, berries and nuts. This farm was established in 1991 with big vision and passion, caring for this little piece of land and for the community around us. … Continue reading FARM JOBS: ARMSTRONG, BC – Pilgrims’ Produce, Fruit Worker