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Land opportunity near McBride

Located in Cariboo – Upper Fraser

Land Details

Total land size in acres
148
Wooded Area
Yes - ~70 acres of rough pasture/forest
Cultivable Area
Expansion potential (acres)
Yes - Fields available for livestock production, area can be fenced off for additional crop production.
Zoning
ALR
Current use
  • Vegetable - Large home garden
  • Livestock - Sheep, chickens, cattle
  • Hay & Forage -
Current practices
  • Organic -
State of the surface of the cultivable area

Green pastures and hay fields nestled in an oxbow of the Fraser river. Room for grazing animals and small scale agriculture projects.

Description and historical use of land available for farming

Road Access
Yes - Short drive over a rough in sections gravel road, 5 minutes from highway 16.
Electricity
Yes - Off the grid but produce power off our creek.
Cell Service
Yes
Long-term goal or vision for land

Landowners would like to see the land stay in production and are looking for good neighbours to provide support with watching and maintaining the current farm infrastructure and operations. Capacity to keep additional livestock as the fields are not fully utilitzed and there is plenty of space for additional crop production.

Known environmental hazards (wildfire area, flooding, etc.)
Yes
Current residents living on property
Yes - Good privacy between main residence
Availability of farm buildings
Yes - Sheep and poultry barns in use by owner, but could be potential for sharing infrastructure
Land is fenced
Yes - Good fencing, well maintained
Availability of farm machinery and tools
Yes
Water source
  • Stream/river -
Water rights to these sources
Yes - Water supply is from 2 creeks which run through the property but no well. Full water rights on both creeks including domestic, livestock, irrigation and power production.
On-site housing
Yes - Spacious 2 bedroom home.
Restricted access of visitors
No
Preferred Agriculture Products
  • Vegetable -
  • Livestock -
  • Hay & Forage -
  • Orchard/Fruit -
Practices preferred
  • Organic -
Agronomic potential
Good
Soil details
  • General fertility (nutrients) -
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
    long term preferred

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    Message Listing Owner

    Email: jolene@youngagrarians.org

    Address

    McBride, BC
    CA

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