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Unique Farm Opportunity

Located in Cariboo – Upper Fraser 1d308c29 1a2c 475e 914b 5c9f147dd9e6

Land Details

Total land size in acres
131.5
Wooded Area
Yes - 40 +/-
Cultivable Area
60 +/-
Expansion potential (acres)
No
Zoning
ALR
Current use
  • Hay & Forage - Grass hay
  • Other - Garlic
Current practices
  • Conventional -
State of the surface of the cultivable area

Main cleared acreage recently seeded, fertilized and hay forage harvested in 2020

Description and historical use of land available for farming

Landowner farmed from 1998-2011 as small intensive livestock operation ie; beef, turkey, chicken, laying hens. Also pastured horses at various times.

Road Access
Yes - 2 main road arteries border property
Electricity
Yes
Cell Service
Yes
Long-term goal or vision for land

The area the land is in exists in a snow belt which receives and captures far greater snow accumulation than property south of it. This lends well as cover to crops such as but not limited to; berries, fruit trees, perennial crops such as asparagus and garlic. Apiary and honey production would also be viable. Small intensive livestock such as layers, goats, sheep, rabbits would also be possible. Vision for property is to have a bio-diverse sustainable farm that uses existing as well as created permaculture features and design in the production of food for now and the future.

Known environmental hazards (wildfire area, flooding, etc.)
No
Current residents living on property
Yes - Renters in mobile home. Current farmer is leaving and main farm house will be available.
Availability of farm buildings
Yes - Large 40X80 barn, 10X16 Utility building
Land is fenced
Yes - perimeter fenced, some cross fencing
Availability of farm machinery and tools
No
Water source
  • Well -
  • Pond/lake -
Water rights to these sources
Yes
On-site housing
Yes
Restricted access of visitors
No
Preferred Agriculture Products
  • Livestock - Goats, sheep, laying hens
  • Orchard/Fruit - Apples, plums, berries
  • Mixed - Honey, garlic
Practices preferred
  • Organic -
Agronomic potential
Good
Soil details
  • Good drainage - Snow run off through ponds, ditches and culverts
Preferred arrangement
  • Registered Lease on Title -
Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer(s)?
Yes - Soon to be retired. 20+ years in agriculture industry. Good connections in farming communities thru employment with govt Ag ministry
Do you require references from the farmer(s)?
Yes - Any and all (within last 7 years) that are related to farming as well as any professional association through employment etc.
Agreement duration
3-5 years and potential lease to own

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Message Listing Owner

Email: jolene@youngagrarians.org

Address

BC
CA

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