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6 acres of blueberries for lease

Located in Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands Ba73b1d4 3fcb 46ff 8576 875fee3dcdbc
Very productive, long established blueberry orchard with return customers for lease.

Land Details

Participant in BC Land Matching Program
Yes - This land opportunity is participating in the BC Land Matching Program. Reach out to azja@youngagrarians.org to start a conversation.
Total land size in acres
40
Wooded Area
No
Cultivable Area
6 acres of blueberries
Expansion potential (acres)
No
Zoning
ALR
Current use
  • Hay & Forage -
  • Orchard/Fruit -
Current practices
  • Conventional - plants must be sprayed for mummy berry
State of the surface of the cultivable area

The blueberry field is well maintained and in good condition. The bushes are very large and planted in a peat bog, self irrigating. The orchard is surrounded by forest, beautiful and tranquil.

Description and historical use of land available for farming

Road Access
No - rough roads through the farm, not accessible in winter
Electricity
No
Cell Service
Yes
Long-term goal or vision for land

Keep it maintained

Known environmental hazards (wildfire area, flooding, etc.)
No
Current residents living on property
Yes - owners in the farm house
Availability of farm buildings
No
Land is fenced
Yes - the blueberries are deer fenced
Availability of farm machinery and tools
Yes - some equipment is available for use including ride on mower
Water source
  • Stream/river -
  • Other - the blueberries are in a peat bog and do not need irrigation. the plants are very well established
Water rights to these sources
Yes
On-site housing
No
Restricted access of visitors
Yes - pickers and customers can access the blueberries as discussed with the owners
Types of production you are open to
  • Orchard/Fruit -
Practices preferred
  • Organic - best to continue to spray the plants, but open to the farmer not doing this if they do not want to
  • Conventional - best to continue to spray the plants, but open to the farmer not doing this if they do not want to
Agronomic potential
I don't know
Soil details
    Preferred arrangement
    • Lease -
    Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer(s)?
    Yes - the owners are willing to train
    Do you require references from the farmer(s)?
    Yes
    Agreement duration
    year to year with potential for long term

    Learn More

    Message Listing Owner

    Email: azja@youngagrarians.org

    Address

    Duncan, BC
    CA

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