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Located in Kootenays

Land Details

Total land size in acres
2 plots - 1 is 90 x 155; 1 is 20 x 40
Wooded Area
No
Cultivable Area
plots are well prepared
Expansion potential (acres)
Yes - possiblility exists to expand for growing fruit and/or veg
Zoning
ALR
Current use
  • Vegetable - potatoes, squash, carrots, onions, tomatoes, some herbs
  • Orchard/Fruit - rhubarb, blackberries, raspberries, plums
Current practices
  • Organic -
State of the surface of the cultivable area

flat area

Description and historical use of land available for farming

flat area currently planted with fall rye to be tilled under in early spring adding nutrients to the soil, two years ago the area previously had a crop of garlic; several blackberry and raspberry bushes as well as plum trees

Road Access
Yes - 2 access locations off Hwy 21 S and Goat River Bottom Road
Electricity
Yes - 50 amp service to RV lots
Cell Service
Yes - WiFi
Long-term goal or vision for land

to provide fresh organic produce to the community possibly in the form of a market garden concept

Known environmental hazards (wildfire area, flooding, etc.)
No
Current residents living on property
Yes - we live in the park model home on the property
Availability of farm buildings
Yes - Wood shed, Small greenhouse
Land is fenced
Yes - 3.75 acre property is fenced but growing plots are not
Availability of farm machinery and tools
Yes - general gardening tools only with ability to access tilling equipment
Water source
  • Well -
Water rights to these sources
Yes - underground well on property
On-site housing
No - RV sites available for use with complete hookup to power, water and sewage
Restricted access of visitors
No
Preferred Agriculture Products
  • Vegetable - open to suggestions
  • Orchard/Fruit - open to suggestions
Practices preferred
  • Certified Organic -
  • Organic -
Agronomic potential
Good
Soil details
  • Texture - sandy
  • Slope orientation and degree of slope (specify) - flat
  • General fertility (nutrients) - crop rotation has been practiced
  • Unknown - haven't yet had the soil tested but all vegetable crops were prolific
Preferred arrangement
  • Lease -
  • MOU -
  • Business Partnership -
  • Other - not sure but to start an informal agreement of some kind is preferred
Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer(s)?
Yes - would like to have involvement and good communication with the farmers
Do you require references from the farmer(s)?
Yes - would like someone with a clear vision and some experience
Agreement duration
short term with the availability to renegotiate

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Address

705 Goat River South Road
Creston , BC, V0B 1G1
CA

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