Grape Region

Golden Mile Bench, Newly Named Wine Region in the Okanagan

Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick announces the new sub-appellation of the Golden Mile Bench area.

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Steele Continues to Build on Previous Foundation

The BC Fruit Growers Association 2015 convention and AGM held few surprises. The annual meeting saw the approval of more than 30 resolutions and the election of the 2015 executive, including the re-election of Fred Steele, president. more »

Apr 10, 2015 2:20 PM News

Soilmate a Winner!

It has only been up for 10 months, but Soil Mate, a Kelowna-based website that connects consumers with local food and beverages, has been recognized for the Best Concept in B.C. at the 12th Annual Small Business Awards held in Vancouver in February. more »

Apr 10, 2015 2:13 PM News

'Mystery Wine' a Hit at Culinary Championships

You know you’ve got something special when your wine is chosen to be the Mystery Wine at the People’s Choice Awards at the Canadian Culinary Championships. Held earlier this year at the Kelowna Delta Grand Hotel, more than 400 guests more »

Apr 10, 2015 1:57 PM News


Interior Health is requesting Expressions of Interest from interested parties who wish to lease designated portions of a 3.42 hectare parcel of land zoned A1 Agricultural and CD-8 Comprehensive Development in West Kelowna. more »

Feb 26, 2015 12:00 AM News

Think Tractor Safety

Agriculture is a dangerous business. It is consistently found to be one of the most hazardous workplaces in BC. In 2014, the Okanagan Region was the site of three serious tractor incidents. more »

Feb 5, 2015 12:00 AM Funding and Press Releases