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.
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Total land size in acres
Expansion potential (acres)
State of the surface of the cultivable area
Description and historical use of land available for farming
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.)
Current residents living on property
Yes - Land owners reside on the property.
Availability of farm buildings
Land is fenced
Availability of farm machinery and tools
Water rights to these sources
Restricted access of visitors
Preferred Agriculture Products
Current Agriculture Practices
Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer(s)?