The Okanagan is well known for its abundance of locally grown fresh fruit. From late spring to late fall there are a number of wonderful fruit stands open which tourists and locals frequent.
Here are a few local favorites:
Arndt Orchards: 1555B Teasdale Rd. Growing quality cherries in the Okanagan since 1946, Arndt Orchards invites you to visit their Upick cherry orchard from early July through mid-August.
Don-O-Ray Fruits and Vegetables: 3443 Benvoulin Rd. Operating for 35 years, Don-O-Ray Vegetables has been consistently voted ‘Best Fruit/Vegetable Stand’ by the readers of Okanagan Life 2005, 2006 & 2007.
Function Junction Fruit Stand: 811 Hwy 33 East. A family run business growing healthy and environmentally friendly fruit and organic vegetables.
Gatzke Orchards: 15690 Pelmewash Pkwy in Oyama. Gatzke Orchard’s is a 3rd generation family owned and operated farm, steeped in agricultural history. Proudly farming in Oyama, B.C. since 1929, Gatzke’s Orchard’s currently grow over 50 varieties of tree fruit throughout the season, in the most natural and sustainable way, which guarantee premium quality of the fruit & vegetables.
Old Meadows Organic Farm: 4213 Gordon Dr. Located on the fertile floodplains of Mission Creek, they grow certified organic fruits and vegetables using sustainable practices to provide the highest quality produce.
Paynter’s Fruit Market: 3687 Paynter Road located in beautiful West Kelowna BC. Since 1952 the Paynter family has been selling fresh local fruits and vegetables. They also offer 26 flavors of hard ice cream as well as many other locally made items.
Some of our Kelowna wine tours make a stop at a fruit stand to enhance your experience.
Distinctly Kelowna Tours is one of the largest Kelowna wine tour companies, offering winery tours, sightseeing tours, agri-tours, culinary tours and adventure tours throughout the Okanagan Valley to individuals and corporate groups.