LocalMotive - Connecting you to food from local & BC farms

Meet the farmers and producers who supply us regularly — local people who are passionate about good food and happy soil.

Kevin and Janelle Dunn Okanagan Wildbrush Honey, Penticton

Penticton Apiarists Kevin and Janelle of Okanagan Wildbrush produce wonderful unpasteurized honeys from the hives they distribute through the wild areas of the Okanagan Valley.

Jerseyland Organic Dairy Products Grand Forks

We are very fortunate to have a great Organic Dairy herd (the first to be certified in BC) of Jersey cows about 100 miles away – Jerseyland in Grand Forks, BC. The dairy produces and sells a good variety of artisanal cheeses and yoghurt – but alas no milk or butter! To see their beautiful cattle and read more about them, have a look at their website: www.jerseylandorganics.ca

Liz and Richard of Backyard BeansSummerland

Liz and Richard of Backyard Beans roast their ethically sourced coffee in a small garden shed literally in their Summerland backyard on a manual open flame roaster! They roast around ½ ton of coffee a month in small batches and you can taste the difference! We're lucky to have them on board! To read more about their story and products go to their website - www.backyardbeanscoffee.com

Todd and the team at True Grain Bread Summerland

We are pleased to have Todd and the team at True Grain Bread in Summerland on board. Now, these are people serious about food security and sustainability. They handcraft delicious bread from freshly milled local grain, which they stone mill themselves. All the grain is Certified Organic. All loaves are delivered the day they are baked. To read more about their story and products go to their website - www.truegrain.ca/true-grain-bread-summerland

Maple Roch Pure Canadian Maple Syrup

Precuring only the finest maple syrup from the best trees in New Brunswick, crafted by generations of Maple craftsman families, Roch Fortin has introduced the finest Maple Syrup to the BC Market. Maple Roch processes the syrup under one of only two federally issued processing licenses in the province. To read more about their story and products go to their website - www.mapleroch.com

Okanagan Nation Alliance Salmon

ONA is dedicated to restoring our Indigenous food systems and ensuring food sovereignty for the well-being and resilience of our community members. Central to this commitment is the development and promotion of a food fishery, currently focused on the harvest of Okanagan sockeye salmon. The salmon is 100% local and 100% wild, using selective harvesting methods and quality control, we’re keeping an eye on the future without forgetting our past. Through ONA’s thoughtful planning, careful handling, and quality processing, we are able to enjoy premium Salmon and value-added products that are affordable. To read more about their story and products go to their website - www.syilx.org/fisheries

Farm Gate Kitchen & Bakery

Farm Gate Kitchen and Bakery located in Summerland on a 3 acre farm creates, bakes, prepares and grows nourishing foods. Their purpose is to offer simple delicious foods choosing organic and local ingredients.

Martin Roethe Oliver

30 acres of mixed bio-dynamic and organic cherries, apples, nectarines, peaches, apricots, and pears

Michael Welsh The Fruit Guy, Oliver

10 acres of tree fruit, mixed vegetables, dried fruit, and preserves

Justine Wright Cawston

7 acres of organic garlic, potatoes, tomatoes, herbs, onions, and squash

Steve Schmidt The Herb Garden, Oliver.

Growing a wide variety of organic tree fruits.