Meet The Farmers — local people who are passionate about good food and happy soil.
Shelly and Gene Covert Farms, Oliver
20 organic acres mixed berries, tree fruits, and vegetables
Kevin and Janelle Dunn Okanagan Wildbrush Honey, Penticton
Penticton Apiarists Kevin and Janelle of Okanagan Wildbrushproduce 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 cattle 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
George and Qi Manns Similkameen River Organic Farm, Cawston
20 acres of organic ground crops, carrots, beets, parsnips, squash, onions, shallots, cabbage and organic free range eggs.
Ruth McDonald Triple F Farms, Oliver
5 acres of organic ground crops and fruit: corn, zucchini, cherry tomatoes, apples, peaches, and plums
Karl McFadyen Mariposa Organic Farm, Cawston
10 acres of organic greenhouse cukes, salad greens, tomatoes, squash, and eggplant
Martin Roethe Oliver
30 acres of mixed bio-dynamic and organic cherries, apples, nectarines, peaches, apricots, and pears
Thomas and Celina Tumbach Oasis Organic Farm, Okanagan Falls
10 acres of mixed ground crops: tomatoes, carrots, beets, squash, potatoes, peppers, salad greens, garlic and free range eggs.
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
Harkers Organic Fruit RanchCawston
Mixed organic fruits and vegetables, specializing in heirloom organics
Wolfgang's Organic Grains and Flours Enderby
We are pleased to be sourcing our flour and oats from Wolfgang's Organic Grains and Flours, a small stone mill in Enderby, BC, where they mill a range of local organically grown grain products.
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