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Market Garden and Orchard

Located in Thompson - Okanagan

Land Details

Participant in BC Land Matching Program
Yes
Total land size in acres
2 acres
Wooded Area
No
Cultivable Area
2
Expansion potential (acres)
No
Zoning
ALR
Current use
  • Vegetable -
  • Orchard/Fruit -
Current practices
  • Organic -
State of the surface of the cultivable area

Flat, non rocky cultivated land

Description and historical use of land available for farming

For the last seven years this land has been farmed by a passionate farmer who grew eggplant, carrots, cauliflower, beans, peppers, tomatoes, root vegetables, lettuce and greens, garlic, apricots, apples and peaches. Before this the property was a peach orchard. Organic practices have been in place for decades. The land overlooks Skaha Lake and is flat.

Road Access
Yes
Electricity
Yes
Cell Service
Yes
Long-term goal or vision for land

The goals are to establish a farmer that is passionate and experienced to create a sustainable farm using organic techniques and perhaps be apart of a larger vision as having educational events that offer farm courses.

Known environmental hazards (wildfire area, flooding, etc.)
No
Current residents living on property
Yes - two homes
Availability of farm buildings
Yes - sheds for equipment
Land is fenced
Yes
Availability of farm machinery and tools
No
Water source
  • Irrigation system -
Water rights to these sources
Yes
On-site housing
No - maybe in the long term
Restricted access of visitors
No
Types of production you are open to
  • Vegetable -
  • Livestock -
  • Orchard/Fruit -
  • Mixed -
Practices preferred
  • Organic -
Agronomic potential
Good
Soil details
  • Good drainage -
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
5 years
Last modifed 6 months ago; never expires.