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Small-scale poultry farm and egg grading station

Located in Kootenays 5f6604d5 71f4 4d17 9630 24477c89550c
This farming opportunity is located in Harrop, a small community nestled on the south side of the Kootenay River, north of Nelson. The property is home to a small-scale poultry farm and the only Federally certified and inspected Egg Grading Station in the West Kootenay. The current owners have lived in Harrop for almost 30 years. They officially started a farm producing eggs in 2008. The farm houses 400 to 800 free range birds. They sell eggs commercially and farm gate.

Land Details

Participant in BC Land Matching Program
Yes
Total land size in acres
Wooded Area
No
Cultivable Area
Expansion potential (acres)
No
Zoning
Current use
    Current practices
      State of the surface of the cultivable area

      Description and historical use of land available for farming

      Road Access
      Yes
      Electricity
      Yes
      Cell Service
      Yes
      Long-term goal or vision for land

      The land owners are nearing partial retirement and hoping to find someone interested in poultry and egg farming. They wish to provide a farmer interested in poultry and flock management the opportunity to learn.

      Known environmental hazards (wildfire area, flooding, etc.)
      No
      Current residents living on property
      Yes - Land owners reside on the property.
      Availability of farm buildings
      Yes
      Land is fenced
      Yes
      Availability of farm machinery and tools
      Yes
      Water source
        Water rights to these sources
        Yes
        On-site housing
        Yes
        Restricted access of visitors
        No
        Preferred Agriculture Products
          Current Agriculture Practices
            Agronomic potential
            Current practices
              Preferred arrangement
                Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer(s)?
                Yes
                Do you require references from the farmer(s)?
                Yes
                Agreement duration

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                Message Listing Owner

                Email: hailey@youngagrarians.org

                Address

                Harrop, British Columbia
                Canada

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