The 2015 O & V Interview with Norm Letnick

It’s that time of year again… time to chat with BC’s Minister of Agriculture, Norm Letnick. Here’s what we found out. more »

Dec 3, 2015 12:18 PM Features

Mansonville Plastics Ideal For Shipping Wine Bottles, Perishable Fruits & Vegetables

Mansonville Plastics (B.C.) Ltd., First Choice Manufacturing Ltd. & Korolite Engineered Panel Structures Ltd. serve increasing demand for steel-insulated sandwich panels and doors, EPS Insulated Containers and Seedling Trays. more »

Oct 14, 2015 10:24 AM Features

The Many Faces of Honey Bees

For Ed Nowek, owner and founder of Planet Bee Honey Farm & Meadery, a fascination with honeybees goes hand in glove with business acumen. more »

Oct 9, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Avenue Machinery Fall Blowout Sale

Now is the perfect time to visit your local Avenue Machinery location and save money during their 2015 Fall Blowout Sale - on now until October 31, 2015 more »

Sep 18, 2015 11:06 AM Features

RTV is the Farm “Must Have”

RTV (Rugged Terrain Vehicle) is a must-have item for a growing operation. more »

Sep 8, 2015 11:38 AM Features

Feast of Fields 2015

FarmFolkCityFolk organized Feast of Fields as annual fundraisers to highlight the connections between farmers and chefs and to increase the connections between farm folks and city folks. more »

Aug 18, 2015 12:10 PM Features

The Latest Dirt on Soil

The fall of 2012 marked challenging times for growers when it came to planting and replanting new stock, new rules on the use of fumigants made plants susceptible to root-lesion nematodes. more »

Jul 8, 2015 2:02 PM Features

Professional arborist tree removal in the Okanagan

Quality tree removal and full cleanup, by professional arborist serving the Okanagan. more »

Jun 17, 2015 4:56 PM Features 1 Comments

The Davison family.

Photo courtesy of Davison Orchards

Variety is the Key to Success

Davison Orchards is one of the must see stops for locals and tourists alike. Everything they grow is used on site. Fresh fruits, vegetables, pies, tarts, jams, butters, and juices are all made or grown right here. more »

Jun 9, 2015 2:32 PM Features

Kootenay Covers- the poison less way to grow

One farmer in the Okanagan told me he uses my cherry covers to protect his walnuts from the husk fly, and went from 100% loss one year to 0% loss the next! more »

May 5, 2015 3:03 PM Features

Avenue Machinery Bring In Spring Event Kubota Flyer

Spring Event Kubota Flyer Bring your flyer into Avenue Machinery for some great deals! Or stop in and pick one up - sale on now! more »

Apr 15, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Wine, Craft Beer & Spirits Arrive at Farmers’ Markets

Dozens of Farmers' Markets in BC will now allow the sale of locally produced wine, beer and spirits. The big question for producers is, how to get in on this opportunity. more »

Apr 10, 2015 3:03 PM Features

Mary Forstbauer

Photo by Ronda Payne

Forstbauer Family Affair

On an overcast March day in Chilliwack, as the sun makes its journey to the west and the light begins to fade, Mary Forstbauer walks and talks about the organic farm she and husband Hans have worked since 1989. more »

Apr 10, 2015 2:36 PM Features 1 Comments

Young Farmers

Kelsey Rieger grew up on her family farm, Orchard Corners, in Kelowna. It’s a small farm; 15 acres planted mostly in apples and the rest in peaches, pears, plums and blueberries. The senior Riegers, wanting to retire, put the farm up for sale. Of their three children, only Kelsey was interested in taking over.

Young Farmer


From the Oil-Patch to Wine Maker

Bringing Young Farmers Together

Sara Dent

A family of farmers meet and connect to learn and have fun!

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