The Canadian Tourism Awards recognize those people, places, organizations and events that have gone above and beyond to offer a superior tourism experience to travelers in Canada. more »

Sep 16, 2016 11:11 AM News


Sep 7, 2016 3:39 PM News

Interior Health is issuing a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) from interested parties who wish to lease portions of this land for the implementation and operation of intensive agriculture in West Kelowna. more »

Aug 18, 2016 12:00 AM News

Choose the best wine bottle style and who to buy it from near you. more »

Jul 20, 2016 12:00 AM Wine

As Nk’Mip Cellars gears up to celebrate National Aboriginal Day on June 21, 2016, it is interesting to consider that it is no longer the only aboriginal-owned and operated winery in B.C. Enter Indigenous World Winery in 2015 . more »

Jul 7, 2016 3:32 PM Wineries

Biodegradable mulches are being explored for both strawberry and raspberry fields. Researchers and growers hope this new era of mulches can improve plant results and reduce plastics in landfills. more »

Jul 7, 2016 3:20 PM Fruit

One of the impacts of climate change and warmer average temperatures is the increasing number of areas suitable for production of sweet cherries occurring in the BC Interior and north Okanagan. more »

Jul 7, 2016 3:13 PM Fruit

Spraying pesticides is a regular part of business for most growers, but ensuring the greatest efficacy and value comes with the challenge of balancing application methods with coverage. Dale Ziprick of United Agri Products Canada presented findings more »

Jul 7, 2016 3:08 PM Fruit

The Robert Mondavi Institute

Photos by Karen Block UC Davis Viticulture & Enology Department.

Reverse osmosis has been used in the wine industry to help refine flavor and alcohol content, but new work being done at University of California at Davis puts this technology at the forefront of water conservation. more »

Jul 7, 2016 3:00 PM Innovations

Laurica Farm

Photo by Ronda Payne

Small-scale farmers and growers often offer agri-tourism activities and events on the farm in order to get their name, products and the business of growing and farming in front of consumers, but just how many events are too many? more »

Jul 7, 2016 2:48 PM Features

In recent years a vibrant market for lavender has developed in North America, including British Columbia and Ontario. more »

Jul 7, 2016 2:34 PM Features 2 Comments

Farm to Table, locally sourced and handcrafted is the trend for today’s customers, who want local authentic experiences at home or while travelling. more »

Jul 7, 2016 2:24 PM Innovations

Growing reds in Vancouver Island’s cool climate is an ongoing challenge. At Averill Creek Vineyard Andy Johnston is stretching the season by wrapping his pinot noir and merlot grapes with plastic to promote bud break and create a greenhouse warming. more »

Jul 7, 2016 2:15 PM Innovations

Max Sasseville

Photo by https://www.yukoncollege.yk.ca

Four Yukon innovators have been short-listed for the 2016 Yukon Innovation Prize. These finalists have received $10,000 to further develop their idea and compete for the grand prize of $60,000. Winners announced June 29, 2016 (after press time). more »

Jul 7, 2016 2:08 PM Innovations

Think of it as 'high level' consulting advice. These days, vineyard consultants using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) can help provide an aerial in depth look into your plants health. more »

Jul 7, 2016 1:58 PM Innovations

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