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Land for market garden / perennials in Fort Steele

Located in Kootenays 59c49e9c c09b 4c17 908d c8264325cd10

Land Details

Participant in BC Land Matching Program
Yes
Total land size in acres
14
Wooded Area
Yes - 3 acres wooded, 8-10 acres of field
Cultivable Area
3 acres
Expansion potential (acres)
Yes
Zoning
ALR
Current use
  • Vegetable -
Current practices
    State of the surface of the cultivable area

    Flat and sunny, good moisture retention in soil

    Description and historical use of land available for farming

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

    Exchange use of land for some weed removal or other small tasks in sweat equity.

    Known environmental hazards (wildfire area, flooding, etc.)
    No
    Current residents living on property
    Yes - Landholders visit the property regularly and some family stays in a fifth wheel for some time in the summer
    Availability of farm buildings
    No
    Land is fenced
    No
    Availability of farm machinery and tools
    No
    Water source
    • Well -
    Water rights to these sources
    Yes - Well system - high water table - soil holds moisture for crops
    On-site housing
    No
    Restricted access of visitors
    No
    Types of production you are open to
    • Vegetable -
    • Flower -
    • Nursery -
    Practices preferred
      Agronomic potential
      Good
      Soil details
        Preferred arrangement
          Would you be willing to mentor or advise the entering farmer(s)?
          No
          Do you require references from the farmer(s)?
          No
          Agreement duration
          Negotiable
          Last modifed 6 months ago; never expires.