• Boysenberry  

    Best of both berries!   Boysenberries are a cross between raspberries, blackberries, loganberries, and dewberries. Their colours range from shades of green, pink, red, purple or black. About: Boysenberries are big and juicy like a blackberry but with the combined sweetness of a raspberry! Did you know?

  • Blackberries 

    Prickly but delicious! Most commercial blackberry growers are based on Vancouver Island and in the Fraser Valley. Growers suggest waiting until the blackberries are plump for a sweeter taste before picking. About: Blackberries are a compound berry as they consist of a tight cluster of smaller parts. Most Common Varieties: Did you know?

  • Apricots 

    Adorably sweet!   91% of apricots are produced in the Thompson-Okanagan and Similkameen Valley regions. They grow in the same locations as B.C. grapes, peaches, nectarines, and cherries. About: Apricots are great for making jams, syrups, and jellies, and they are a great source of vitamin C. Most Common Varieties: Did you know?

  • Grapes 

    An Okanagan Signature!  B.C.’s Okanagan-Similkameen region is perfect for growing grapes with its warm and sunny climate. About: Grapes are classified as berries, but they are grown on vines in green, red, pink, or purple clusters. Most Common Varieties: Did you know?

  • Strawberries 

    Mouth-wateringly fresh! Strawberries are produced throughout the province. The main production areas are the Fraser Valley, the North Okanagan and Vancouver Island. About: Strawberries are delicious consumed fresh as a summer treat, and can also be used in desserts, smoothies, and ice cream flavours all year round! Most Common Varieties: Did you know?

  • Raspberries 

    Sweet and Sour!   The perfect fruit for enjoying fresh in the summer or frozen all year round! About: B.C. produces over half of Canadian raspberries. Abbotsford is the top producing region in the province. Most Common Varieties: Did you know?

  • Pears 

    Profile: Pears are grown in the Okanagan, Similkameen region, and Kootenay Valley. Pears grow best on heavy soils, which limits the areas that they can be grown.  About: Pears are one of the very few fruits that do not ripen on the tree but need time for the sugars to develop off the branch. When…

  • Tomatoes

    Profile: A tomato is technically a fruit, but is generally eaten and prepared like a vegetable. Usually red when mature, tomatoes can come in a variety of colours including yellow, orange, green, and purple. About: The growing season in B.C. is short, with cool rainy days and frosty evenings beginning in the early fall. Some…

  • Peaches 

    Profile: B.C.’s Okanagan is renowned for their juicy, summer peaches.  About: Peaches are an excellent source of vitamin A, C, and E. Most Common Varieties: Did you know?

  • Cherries 

    Profile: B.C.’s Okanagan, Similkameen Valleys and Creston Valley grow juicy, delicious cherries. Support B.C.’s cherry growers and buy local. About: Cherries are high in antioxidants, potassium, vitamin C, and contain melatonin, which can contribute to a better sleep. Did you know?