The Shuswap is home to a wide variety of organic and locally grown produce, which is available often from the food producers themselves, in select stores, in farmers’ markets not to mention the many restaurants and eateries throughout the region.The Shuswap is an avid supporter of local agriculture and generational family businesses. There are farm stands and farm markets throughout the region. It’s hard to pick just one so we suggest checking all of them out and making a day of it. Fair warning, it’ll work up an appetite.
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Fresh locally grown asparagus is the taste of spring in the Okanagan Valley. Armstrong Asparagus Farm on Knobhill Road in Spallumcheen has been growing for 17 years. Our asparagus is harvested by hand, and because the spears are snapped above the ground where the stalks are tender You don’t need to cut any off the bottom! If you like the flavor of raw peas, you’ll love the taste of Armstrong Asparagus Farm’s Jersey variety, as it tastes just like a raw pea!
Armstrong Point Apiary was established in 2017 and is located in Eagle Bay BC, the heart of Shuswap Lake. Surrounded by beautiful mountains and wildlife, it’s the perfect setting to farm honey bees! This location provides the creativity that goes into our honey bee products.
All of our Products are Farm Crafted in Small Batches Right Here at Blue Hills Lavender in Salmon Arm to Ensure Quality Control & Freshness! We have been busy planting, harvesting & processing Lavender and are looking forward to sharing our Products with You at upcoming Markets & Shows!
Our farm fresh dairy store is just as anticipated as our zoo of exotic animals including llamas, donkeys, goats and exotic birds, as well as the calf barn, milking parlour and cheese making plant which visitors can enjoy. The dairy store has served millions of old-fashioned ice cream cones in an array of flavours.
At DeMille’s, we take pride in offering you a wide selection of fresh, quality produce from around the world, the local Shuswap area, and right off our own farm. We also carry a large selection of certified organic and pesticide-free fruits and vegetables. Come in and let our friendly, knowledgeable staff assist you today.
We offer Canada’s first verified non-GMO chicken. Our chicken is 100% natural, locally grown on our farm in Salmon Arm. Everything we do at Farmcrest Foods is designed to bring you the freshest, healthiest, best–tasting chicken, just as nature — and our families — intended.
A visit to the Farmer's Pantry is an experience that the whole family will enjoy. Acre upon acre of apple orchards offering over 15 varieties of local apples with many pick your own options including raspberries and pumpkins in season. We're open from July 1st through to Halloween, from 10am-5pm every day.
Fruit World is the authority for local produce and specialty items. Conveniently situated for the best selection of products from the Shuswap/Okanagan. Our wide variety of seasonal fruit and produce, including apples, peaches, cherries and berries, is complemented with a full selection of healthy snacks, preserves, juice, cider and drinks.
We are the Stobbes! We are a multigenerational farm family in Mara, BC, ranging in age from three to ninety-three years old. Though our origins are in dairy farming, we sought to diversify and decided a few years ago to create Madalea Growers. Working with dedicated staff, we prepared, planted, watered, weeded and pruned our sixty acre blueberry patch and were able to harvest the first crop of berries in summer of 2015. We are proud of our blueberries and hope you enjoy them as much as we do!
Rogers Foods has been proudly milling quality flour and cereal products from Canadian grain for over 60 years. With mills in both Armstrong and Chilliwack, British Columbia, we produce wholesome cereals and highest quality flour and grain products for home and commercial bakers alike.
We pride ourselves on the quality, the freshness and taste of our products. With a long history in sausage making and all products made in our store we guarantee the quality of everything we sell. We only use natural herbs and spices and quality meats and products.
We are a young family that has decided to move back to the land out of a shared desire to provide ourselves, our family, and our communities with natural foods and medicines, and more importantly, to help others begin or continue their own journey towards self reliance. Further motivation finds its roots in a desire to live as part of a resilient community and in the process become independent of the fickle nature of the economies and food systems of the industrial world.
Locally raised, 100% medication-free, sustainably grown chicken. Our brand new, state-of-the-art barn allows us to grow sustainable chicken with amazing taste and quality. All of our chickens are government inspected, and are processed one at at time by hand, right on our own farm. We have chicken available at Farmers’ Makrets, mall kiosks, retail operations, and directly from the farm.
We are a small commercial beekeeping operation located in the Shuswap Lake region of British Columbia. We specialize in raising quality local honeybee stock, selling both mated queens and nucleus (starter) colonies. You will find our natural honey sold farm gate, at market, or distributed through many fine stores right here in the southern interior of BC.
Farm owners, Pim and Mary-Ann, are both horticulturalists, with degrees from Holland and Canada. In 1994 they moved from Holland to Canada. Over the last 25 years they’ve worked and taught in their field of expertise, which is horticulture. Pim is a fruit-, vegetable- and tree grower, and certified landscaper. Mary-Ann is a teacher in fine arts, a certified florist and avid cook.
We are a small family-owned cheese company, who take great pride in making artisan cheese. Our cheeses are made from local whole milk from the Okanagan Valley and natural ingredients only. From pasteurization to packaging, it is all done here at our cheese plant. Our cheese recipes are unique to our company and our cheese makers are some of the best in Canada.
Turtle Valley Bison Ranch brings a diverse and captivating service to BC’s Shuswap area. As the bison aspect in our name suggests, our primary operation is raising and supplying bison meat and leather. Drop by to view our animals from the fence line. This is a working farm, so for meat orders, call us first to make sure we are there to meet you, and to confirm availability.
We are committed to providing our customers with quality products and excellent service. Meats are cut and prepared by real butchers, who are professionally trained with European standards. This ensures that all products meet our high standards with “all taste, no waste”, and most importantly, exceeds our customer’s expectations. We have created our own recipes using natural spices and local products as much as possible.