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Land on Farm & EcoRetreat minutes from Nelson

Located in Kootenays 3a0b8358 8744 45c6 8c31 ea3915fe873d
The owners of this opportunity near Nelson are looking for the right farmer/s and food forest / permaculture enthusiasts to join them to take over the management of the market garden opportunity on this unique EcoRetreat property on the mountainside of Beasley.

Land Details

Total land size in acres
Wooded Area
Yes
Cultivable Area
1 acre
Expansion potential (acres)
Yes
Zoning
Non-ALR
Current use
  • Vegetable -
  • Orchard/Fruit -
Current practices
  • Other - Ecological - no spray
State of the surface of the cultivable area

Land is currently planted with a perennial fruit orchard and area available for vegetable market garden production already fenced.

Description and historical use of land available for farming

Land was historically used for dairy farming and still grows peonies in one area of the property. A food forest was planted this year, to provide fruit for the long-term on the property for retreat guests and community members.

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

The owners of this land would like farmers to provide produce for their Ecoretreat guests and local community members to buy from an farm store.

Known environmental hazards (wildfire area, flooding, etc.)
Yes - Wildlife and wildfire
Current residents living on property
Yes - 2 families reside on the property
Availability of farm buildings
Yes
Land is fenced
Yes - Some of the market garden area is fenced
Availability of farm machinery and tools
Yes
Water source
  • Pond/lake -
  • Irrigation system -
Water rights to these sources
Yes
On-site housing
No - Potential for on-site housing.
Restricted access of visitors
No
Types of production you are open to
  • Vegetable -
  • Livestock -
  • Orchard/Fruit -
  • Mixed -
Practices preferred
    Agronomic potential
    Good
    Soil details
      Preferred arrangement
      • Lease -
      Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer(s)?
      Yes
      Do you require references from the farmer(s)?
      Yes
      Agreement duration
      Long-term

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      Message Listing Owner

      Email: hailey@youngagrarians.org

      Address

      Beasley, BC
      CA

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