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With the real estate boom at its height and rentals at a premium, I’m wondering how many of you have thought of selling your home this year or renting out a downstairs suite or cabin on your property to vacationers? Read more

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The summer’s favorite charity event in support in Elevation Outdoors is back for its 6th year, and back with some exciting news! Read more

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Looking back over another year, one thing I know for sure is that this industry is made up of a passionate bunch of hardworking, heartfelt, and dedicated people making a difference. Read more

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The BC Tree Fruits Cooperative hopes the end has finally come for its recent fluctuation in leadership, as newly appointed CEO Warren Sarafinchan becomes the fourth CEO of the organization since Alan Tyabji left the position in October 2016. Read more

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At some point, Isaac Potash knew he was going to do something with the two acres he’d left vacant at his north Kelowna orchard. Maybe a fruit stand, maybe something else… but that space was left for the future while the orchard on the other 18 acres Read more

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The Day Family

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Just like the company’s name says, It has been more than a century since young Ephriam Arthur Day left Utah and eventually settled in the Okanagan Valley. “He took his gun and his horse and worked odd jobs while he made his way north,” says Kevin Day Read more

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Taco Vino – A Mexican themed wine, cider & spirits tasting is set to take over the brand new Jaguar Land Rover dealership at 839 Finns Road the evening of October 19th. Read more

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It’s summer in the Okanagan, which means sunshine, outdoor eats, and (of course) local wine! If you’re wondering where you can get all three of these at once, then look no further Read more

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Farming Karma

Photo by Tom Walker

One day last year, Rutland fruit grower Karmjit (Karm) Gill called over the fence into the vineyard of his neighbour, Anthony Lewis. “Hey Tony, can you make me some apple juice?” Karm is a top apple and cherry producer, farming 120 acres, shipping to Read more

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Little Creek Dressing of Kelowna, BC, hit a major milestone this year, becoming the first producer of salad dressings in Western Canada to be certified organic. Read more

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Cidery operations have become a booming business in BC, particularly in the Okanagan Valley, and now another upscale, fully organic cidery has jumped into the market. Read more

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What does a young child do when they see a few toys in a waiting room or playground? They march over and start to play. Read more

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2nd Annual Canada Fruit Festival A festival that celebrates fruit, veggies, music and movement. Read more

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A brand new Gregoire grape harvester in the fields at the St. Hubertus and Oak Bay Estate Winery is a sign of the owner’s philosophy of balancing hard work with an enjoyable quality of life. Read more

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Pinot Noir Festival

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The BC Pinot Noir Celebration returns on August 17 with 35 top Pinot Noir producers joining seven of British Columbia’s top chefs for an unforgettable day of wine and food at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan Campus in Kelowna. Read more

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BC Wine, Cider & Spirits Festival is seriously upping its game this year with an event in Kelowna that’s even cooler than the drinks being served. Read more

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The BC Tree Fruits Cooperative (BCTFC) has purchased 85 acres of land in Kelowna, BC, with the purpose of building a new facility under the Cooperative’s new “One Roof” plan. In conjunction with this purchase, BCTFC has an agreement in place to sell Read more

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Le Cirque de la Nuit

Priti Nilisha Sharma

This event is beyond cool! It is intriguing and exciting and brings BC wine, cider and spirits together under one large roof. Read more

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The Tasting Games is a hilarious blind tasting competition, with a wine-loving audience tasting the same wines as the experts on stage. Read more

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Spring is here and with it brings the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society’s Spring Wine Festival, taking place across the Okanagan from May 1 – May 12, 2019. The Spring Wine Festival will feature over 90 wine-centric events, including five signature even Read more

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Today, Hillcrest Farm is one of the most successful cherry farms and fruit market operations in the Okanagan Valley, if not in Canada, but few people know the farm’s success was sealed through a ‘handshake deal’ Read more

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