Events

  • Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 11:00

BC Young Farmers Okanagan Tour  

Saturday, June 2, 2018
The tour is free, but for catering purposes, please register at info@bcyf.ca.

 

Stop Number One: Paynter's Fruit Market @ 11:30 am
Host: Jennay Oliver
3687 Paynter Rd, West Kelowna, BC V4T 1R1

A four generation family business that farms a diverse range of products including fruit and vegetables.

The fruit stand is run and operated by Jennay Oliver, the granddaughter of the original owners Henry and Sheila Paynter. A tour of the farm and farm stand.

 

Stop Number Two: Volcanic Hills Estate Winery @ 1 pm
Host: Bobby Gidda
2845 Boucherie Rd, West Kelowna, BC V1Z 2G6

Bobby Gidda’s family have been part of the Okanagan orchard scene since 1963; first growing apples and eventually expanding to grapes. The winery opened in 2010. The winery gets its name because it’s located on the southeastern slope of a 60-million-year-old dormant volcano, Boucherie Mountain. Farm and winery tour; followed by some tasting.