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Turn-Key Aquaponic Greenhouse with Half Acre of Field Space in North Cowichan

Located in Vancouver Island

Land Details

Participant in BC Land Matching Program
Yes - This land opportunity is participating in the BC Land Matching Program. For more information, contact azja@youngagrarians.org
Total land size in acres
1
Wooded Area
No
Cultivable Area
0.5
Expansion potential (acres)
No
Zoning
ALR
Current use
  • Orchard/Fruit - small young fruit tree orchard
  • Other - aquaponic greenhouse
Current practices
  • Organic -
State of the surface of the cultivable area

The greenhouse is still fully set up and ready to go. All equipment needed is in place for the new farmer to take over. The half acre outside the greenhouse has a small orchard in one corner, and is otherwise grass and a small penned area that used to house a couple of pigs.

Description and historical use of land available for farming

The greenhouse has been in operation since 2012.

Road Access
Yes - separate driveway access
Electricity
Yes - greenhouse hydro is on its own meter
Cell Service
Yes
Long-term goal or vision for land

To lease the greenhouse long term to someone to continue to produce food out of it.

Known environmental hazards (wildfire area, flooding, etc.)
No
Current residents living on property
Yes - the owners live in the house on the property
Availability of farm buildings
Yes - there is a cooler and seedling cabinet as well as the greenhouse
Land is fenced
Yes - fenced for livestock
Availability of farm machinery and tools
No
Water source
  • None -
  • Other - municipal water
Water rights to these sources
Yes
On-site housing
No - may be potential to bring a tiny home to the property
Restricted access of visitors
Yes - to be discussed
Preferred Agriculture Products
  • Vegetable - aquaponics
Practices preferred
    Agronomic potential
    Good
    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)?
      No
      Agreement duration
      to be discussed
      Last modifed 3 months ago; never expires.