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Penticton Apple/ Pear Orchard
Planted in productive trees, but older varieties. Open to production change.
Participant in BC Land Matching Program
Total land size in acres
Expansion potential (acres)
State of the surface of the cultivable area
Planted acreage is just over 5 acres of Apples and Pears,
Apples: Royal Gala, Spartan, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious
Description and historical use of land available for farming
The trees are still very productive. It has been leased out for the last several years.
Long-term goal or vision for land
Seeing the land well farmed, not neglected. Maintain farm tax classification.
Known environmental hazards (wildfire area, flooding, etc.)
Current residents living on property
Availability of farm buildings
Land is fenced
Yes - fully deer fenced, with automatic gate
Availability of farm machinery and tools
Water rights to these sources
Yes - water is approx. $500 / year
Restricted access of visitors
Types of production you are open to
Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer(s)?
Do you require references from the farmer(s)?
Last modifed about 1 year ago;