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Cherry season the pits for some south Okanagan growers

The 2018 cherry season has been the pits for some growers in the south Okanagan.

Wet weather is wreaking havoc on earlier ripening cherry varieties. 499 more words


Why Are We Growing Apples Industrially Anyway?

So, need a scary hint of sweetness in your life without bankrupting yourself with a trip to Voodoo Donuts in Portland or their satellite shop in Los Angeles? 837 more words


How to Grow Tasteless Apples

For around forty years, the provincial government has been financially supporting this method of apple growing. Looks pretty modern and efficient, doesn’t it!

It’s very seductive. 314 more words


Osoyoos fruit packing facility closing down after about 80 years of operation

It’s the end of an era in the fruit industry in the south Okanagan.

After more than 80 years of operation, the BC Tree Fruits Cooperative is closing its packing house in Osoyoos at the end of this season’s operations. 141 more words


Recipe: Spiced chicken with cardamom cherries

BC Tree Fruits grower Darcel Markgraf shows hosts Lynn Colliar and Shanel Pratap how to make spicy chicken with cardamom cherries.

Cooking time: 15 minutes prep, 25 minutes total time – serves 4) 184 more words