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Fertile river valley land available near Terrace, BC

Located in Northwest - Skeena

Land Details

Participant in BC Land Matching Program
Yes
Total land size in acres
22 acres
Wooded Area
Yes
Cultivable Area
10 acres
Expansion potential (acres)
Yes
Zoning
ALR
Current use
  • Not used for agriculture -
Current practices
    State of the surface of the cultivable area

    Land has previously been in hay and potatoes, with neighbouring properties keeping livestock as well Land is level and cleared. Agricultural potential uncertain, but silty sandy soil and location near the river floodplain make for good soils in this area. There are washroom facilities on the land (for the festival setup).

    Description and historical use of land available for farming

    Historically used for hay and potato production, Currently there are apple trees, hazelton trees, berry bushes and vegetable gardens at early stages. Part of the land is also the grounds for an annual musical festival.

    Road Access
    Yes - Close to highway, good access as long as the driveway stays cleared of snow.
    Electricity
    Yes
    Cell Service
    Yes - Better in some places than others.
    Long-term goal or vision for land

    Would love to see the land in production and supporting a local producer in the area. There is potential for the land to be utilized, happy to support making that happen.

    Known environmental hazards (wildfire area, flooding, etc.)
    Yes - Some flooding in areas during the spring melt.
    Current residents living on property
    No
    Availability of farm buildings
    No - No outbuildings currently
    Land is fenced
    No
    Availability of farm machinery and tools
    Yes - Some earth moving equipment
    Water source
    • Other - There is water to wash houses, but a system would need to be set up for irrigation to fields
    Water rights to these sources
    No
    On-site housing
    No - No housing on site, but opportunity to bring or build your own
    Restricted access of visitors
    No
    Preferred Agriculture Products
    • Vegetable -
    • Livestock -
    • Hay & Forage -
    Practices preferred
      Agronomic potential
      Good
      Soil details
        Preferred arrangement
        • Lease -
        • License -
        Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer(s)?
        No
        Do you require references from the farmer(s)?
        Yes
        Agreement duration

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        Message Listing Owner

        Email: jolene@youngagrarians.org

        Address

        Terrace, BC
        CA

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