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Inside the Fall 2018 issue of Orchard & Vine Magazine we have stories about people who have taken big leaps, they’ve had dreams and taken action. Industry veteran Harry McWatters and his new Time Winery, Ian MacDonald, President of Liquidity Wines an Read more

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The cherry industry in the Okanagan is evolving and Coral Beach Farms, the largest cherry grower in the Okanagan, and indeed in Canada, is an example of that evolution. Read more

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A new spectrometer could make judging cherry ripeness more accurate, help growers time their picking, help shippers select the best fruit for fresh or export markets, and ultimately improve post shipping quality. Read more

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Cherries 2013

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The Chinese market for cherries is evolving and BC growers are in a good position to take advantage of that change, says Graem Nelson, well-known BC fruit marketer and currently Senior Export Consultant for Consolidated Fruit Packers in Kelowna. Read more

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Each year Orchard & Vine Magazine does a survey of our readers to find out how the year in fruit and berry farming went. Read more

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The year weather and disaster took too much of a leading role in the province’s fruit production Read more

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Inside this issue we feature four friends who turned an old packinghouse into a vibrant cidery at Kelowna's Scenic Road Cider. We also visit Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery and learn about the booming distilling industry in BC. Read more

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If you observe carefully in BC orchards throughout the Okanagan and Kootenay regions, you’ll see more and more cherry blossoms out in the fields. Read more

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A common shortcoming of electronic defect sorting systems for cherries is that the cameras scanning the fruit for defects don’t always see the defect. Read more

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The weather played out like an epic novel, but were there heroes in this tale. Read more

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Cherries 2013

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There’s a new organic product available for growers, especially for orchards, vines, berries and orchard grasses Read more

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Blueberries took notes from cherries when Andre Bailey, president of Creston’s Global Fruit Ltd. spoke to O&V about the ten plus years he’s been involved in exporting cherries. Read more

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Cherry growers could be excused for being a little disheartened. They just learned they have to go through another year for the pilot program on exporting cherries to China. Read more

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Cherries 2013

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2013 Year in Review. Cherries, Soft Fruit, Apricots, Nectarines and Peaches. Read more

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Tabletree Juice, a company started by Gary and Susan Snow to make cherry juice, won the ‘Best Pure Juice Product - 2012’ at the World Juice Awards in Barcelona, Spain last year. Read more

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Science is only beginning to really study this family of compounds, of which there may be more than 10,000 and many are suspected of being able to positively affect diseases and body injuries. Most antioxidants are phytochemicals. Read more

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Canadian cherries will be allowed into China in 2013 as part of a pilot project announced Gerry Ritz, the federal minister of agriculture. Read more

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Cherry Survival On Slow Boat To China. Finding the balance between freshness and flavour. Read more

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Ask anyone who grows them and they’ll tell you, cherries did not do well in 2012. Ontario farmers reported crop failures and harvests about half the usual size. Read more

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