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Penticton Apple/ Pear Orchard

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Planted in productive trees, but older varieties. Open to production change.

Land Details

Participant in BC Land Matching Program
Yes
Total land size in acres
6
Wooded Area
No
Cultivable Area
5
Expansion potential (acres)
No
Zoning
ALR
Current use
  • Orchard/Fruit -
Current practices
  • Conventional -
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 Pears: Bartlett

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.

Road Access
Yes
Electricity
No
Cell Service
Yes
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.)
No
Current residents living on property
Yes
Availability of farm buildings
No
Land is fenced
Yes - fully deer fenced, with automatic gate
Availability of farm machinery and tools
No
Water source
  • Irrigation system -
Water rights to these sources
Yes - water is approx. $500 / year
On-site housing
No
Restricted access of visitors
No
Types of production you are open to
  • Orchard/Fruit -
Practices preferred
    Agronomic potential
    Good
    Soil details
    • Soil grittiness - clay like
    Preferred arrangement
      Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer(s)?
      No
      Do you require references from the farmer(s)?
      Yes
      Agreement duration
      20 years

      Learn More

      Email: tessa@youngagrarians.org

      Address

      Penticton, BC
      CA

      Last modifed about 1 year ago; never expires.