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Year in Review 2013 - Apples
Chris Pollock, Marketing Manager for BC Tree Fruits, noted farmers didn’t have to endure the extreme rains they had last year; however, 2013 was not without tribulations.
Year in Review 2013 - Berries
Dusan Kostic | Dreamstime.com
In B.C. we are lucky that from early summer to late fall, road trips include the delicious taste of locally grown berries.
Year in Review 2013 - Cherries and Soft Fruit
Ewa Niwczyk | Dreamstime.com
The 2013 growing season gave cherry farmers a break from the rains of 2012. “It was a very good year in terms of quality and size of fruit,” says Chris Pollock, marketing manager for BC Tree Fruits.
Year in Review 2013 - Grapes and Wine
Gajus | Dreamstime.com
The harvest for 2013 is mostly in. Grape harvests are up from 2012 and quality is said to be superior to the last two years.