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Land Available: Snowshoe Creek Organics

Located in Omineca

Land Details

Total land size in acres
500 acres
Wooded Area
Yes - 220 acres
Cultivable Area
110 acres
Expansion potential (acres)
Yes - 2 acres
Zoning
ALR
Current use
  • Vegetable - garlic, all root veggies, leafy greens, beans, peas
  • Hay & Forage - timothey, fescue, clover, alfalfa
  • Orchard/Fruit - apples, raspberries, strawberries, rhubarb, black currant
Current practices
  • Organic -
State of the surface of the cultivable area

Garden is prepared; hay field is perennial.

Description and historical use of land available for farming

Hay and garden; industrial and chemical free.

Road Access
Yes - Road and driveway directly to home/garden site.
Electricity
No - Off grid solar panels; back-up generator.
Cell Service
Yes - W-fi hot spot with booster.
Long-term goal or vision for land

Maintain wildlife conservation area; biodiversity; sustainability of land and woodlot management; food & hay production; Fraser River frontage. Recreational trails. Expansion of homestead; retreat space.

Known environmental hazards (wildfire area, flooding, etc.)
Yes - Potential flooding from Fraser River.
Current residents living on property
Yes - Couple and occasional visitors.
Availability of farm buildings
Yes - Hay shed, tool shed.
Land is fenced
Yes - Garden high fence to prevent wildlife entry; agricultural area fenced; home area fenced.
Availability of farm machinery and tools
Yes - Tractors, rototiller, plough, discs, hay bine, disc bine, round baler, back hoe, JD 450 caterpillar, quad & trailer, snow mobiles, chainsaw, pick up truck.
Water source
  • Well -
  • Stream/river -
Water rights to these sources
Yes - Private well.
On-site housing
Yes
Restricted access of visitors
Yes - To be discussed and approved.
Preferred Agriculture Products
  • Vegetable - All that can grow.
  • Livestock - Potential for cattle, horses, goats, pigs, birds.
  • Hay & Forage - Already hay production.
  • Orchard/Fruit - Increase trees, expand fruit.
Practices preferred
  • Organic -
Agronomic potential
Excellent
Soil details
  • Texture - Silty loam.
  • Thick topsoil - Approximately 2 feet depth.
  • General fertility (nutrients) - High.
  • Good drainage - Gravel.
Preferred arrangement
  • Lease -
Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer(s)?
Yes - Require abilities to repair, maintain, understand equipment use, willingness to learn and commitment to work. Equipment operations, house operations, organic methods, composting.
Do you require references from the farmer(s)?
Yes - Previous employment or landlord.
Agreement duration
Annually.

Learn More

Message Listing Owner

Phone: 778.349.1805
Email: jolene@youngagrarians.org

Address

9875 Murray Road
Crescent Spur, BC, V0J3E0
CA

Last modifed 17 days ago; 2023-01-31.