U-Pick tomatoes and peppers are now ready at Davison Orchards.

Head to the farm (in Vernon) between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., and don’t forget to bring your own boxes!

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CENTRAL OKANAGAN HARVEST TIMES


U-PICK ORCHARDS


RECIPES


FARM MARKETS πŸ₯’ 2019 growing season

Want local seasonal produce, but don’t feel like picking your own? Fruit stands and orchard markets are your answer! They sell fresh local produce all summer long. Or take a look at our list, and scroll down for a comprehensive map.

VERNON

+ Davison Orchards


About: Family-run farm village and orchard featuring a bakery, cafe, country market, fresh produce, as well as seasonal events including apple picking and pumpkin patch.
Where: 3111 Davison Road, Vernon - see map below πŸ₯’
When: Open daily 9 am to 6 pm, July to November.
FYI: This is a great place for kids. Venue features farm animals, farm-themed playgrounds, hay rides during the fall, and tons of other cool activities. Also available for birthday parties.
Contact: 250-549-3266

LAKE COUNTRY

+ Gambell Farms


About: Fourth generation family farm featuring locally-grown fruits and vegetables, as well as honey, preserves, scones and more, on 30 acres.
Where: 12133 Okanagan Centre Rd E, Lake Country - see map below πŸ₯’
When: Open daily 9 am to 6 pm, July to November.
FYI: Saskatoon berries, sweet cherries, apricots, raspberries, peaches, plums, pears, apples, summer & winter squash, beets, beans, peas, carrots, potatoes and so much more.
Contact: 250-766-3131

+ Gatzke Orchards


About: Bustling farm market and fruit stand serve featuring orchard produce, baked goods, ice cream and more.
Where: 15686 Pelmewash Parkway, Lake Country - see map below πŸ₯’
When:

  • Summer hours 8 am – 8pm July long weekend to September long weekend.
  • Fall hours: 9 am – 5 pm September 4 – Thanksgiving.

FYI: Book a stay at the orchard at a cabin, RV or camp site, or contact the venue to host a wedding or special event.
Contact: gatzkeorchard@gmail.com

KELOWNA

+ BC Tree Fruits


About: Farm market featuring seasonal, locally-grown fruits and vegetables from 430 local growers. Also available: Fresh baked goodies.
Where: 826 Vaughan Ave, Kelowna, - see map below πŸ₯’
When: Open all year long.

  • Mon - Sat: 9am to 5pm
  • Sun: 10am to 5pm.
  • Summer months: Open holidays July 1 through Labour Day.

FYI: BC Tree Fruits Cidery is located right next door.
Contact: 250-763-8872

+ Don-O-Ray


About: Family-run farm featuring fresh, seasonally-picked produce, as well as soups, baked goods, sauces and more.
Where: 3443 Benvoulin Rd, Kelowna, - see map below πŸ₯’
When: Open June to December, everyday from 9 am - 7 pm
Contact: 250-860-2557

+ Hillcrest Farm


About: Family-run farm market featuring fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as homemade delicacies and fresh-pressed juice. Cafe also features desserts, Indian dishes and other seasonal, farm-to-table eats.
Where: 700 Highway 33 East, Kelowna, - see map below πŸ₯’
When: Open every day during the summer.

  • Cafe: 8 am - 4 pm,
  • Market: 8 am - 4 pm.

FYI: Site also features a B&B, and can host outdoor venues with beautiful views.
Contact: 250-765-8000

WEST KELOWNA

+ Paynter's Fruit Market


About: Fresh produce stand in West Kelowna.
Where: 3687 Paynter Rd, West Kelowna - see map below πŸ₯’
When: 8 am - 9 pm all summer
U-Pick:

  • cherries (mid-July)
  • apricots (mid-to-late July - none for 2019)
  • peaches (mid July-late August)
  • plums (August-September)
  • pears (late August-September)
  • Apples (October)

Contact: 250-768-7313


WEEKLY FARMER’S MARKETS πŸ₯• Summer 2019 season

There are tons of amazing farm and artisan markets that take place weekly throughout the North and Central Okanagan.

Click here for our full list of pop-up markets. Or take a look at our map below


WHERE THEY ALL ARE: