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Garden Space, Open Land + Llamas

Located in Kootenays 9b3b6b73 02aa 47ab b3e1 46e721b1fb41
This unique opportunity in Harrop-Procter is ideal for farmers interested in market garden, perennial or herb production. There are llamas on the land and opportunity exists to work with these animals for their manure for organic production on the farm.

Land Details

Participant in BC Land Matching Program
Yes - This land opportunity is listed with the B.C. Land Matching Program. Contact hailey@youngagrarians.org with your questions about this listing!
Total land size in acres
24
Wooded Area
Yes - Land goes a mile up the mountain; some is forest
Cultivable Area
2-5 acres
Expansion potential (acres)
Yes
Zoning
ALR
Current use
  • Vegetable - Home garden and greenhouse; garlic/vegies
  • Livestock - 5 llamas live on the land
  • Orchard/Fruit - 26 fruit trees, apple, pear, plum, one apricot
Current practices
  • Organic -
  • Other - No chemicals used on the land but no certifications
State of the surface of the cultivable area

Some is cleared pasture, some under cultivation. 100 blueberry bushes planted.

Description and historical use of land available for farming

Historically, this land supported fruit growers for the railroads. We invested in high fencing for about a half acre, installed a greenhouse and irrigation lines from our pond.

Road Access
Yes - Easy, off the main road.
Electricity
Yes - Some available
Cell Service
Yes - Excellent
Long-term goal or vision for land

To have long-term farmers with a solid vision and business plan that are committed to organic and regenerative agricultural principles. Potential for onsite shop space for processing, packaging, commercial use.

Known environmental hazards (wildfire area, flooding, etc.)
No
Current residents living on property
Yes - The landowners reside on the land.
Availability of farm buildings
Yes - Possible
Land is fenced
Yes - Some fields and pastures are fenced; lower llama pastures are electrified
Availability of farm machinery and tools
No
Water source
  • Stream/river -
  • Irrigation system -
Water rights to these sources
Yes - Longstanding (since 1904) abundant agricultural rights to the creek that runs on our land
On-site housing
No
Restricted access of visitors
Yes - We want to maintain the privacy of our family home and guest rentals
Types of production you are open to
  • Vegetable -
  • Orchard/Fruit -
Practices preferred
  • Organic -
Agronomic potential
Excellent
Soil details
    Preferred arrangement
    • Lease -
    Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer(s)?
    No
    Do you require references from the farmer(s)?
    Yes
    Agreement duration
    Long term preferred

    Learn More

    Message Listing Owner

    Email: hailey@youngagrarians.org

    Address

    Harrop-Procter, BC
    CA

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