BC Tree Fruit Grower
Maintaining an orchard keeps you as busy as a bee – and you’d better hope the bees are busy too because the apples (and farmers) depend on them. In this episode of Meet Your BC Ambrosia Apple Growers, we head to Oliver, BC to connect with Jack and Adelia Machial. This couple has been growing fruit in the southern Okanagan Valley for nearly four decades. We discovered that these have been some pretty sweet years. It started with a love story that crossed an ocean. That led to a life of raising a family in the orchard, caring for their apple trees, discovering Ambrosia apples in a rather covert way and keeping it all buzzing with some happy honey bees. When we visited the farm it was time to thin the smaller apples off the trees. With an abundance of little green apples, Jack knew exactly who to blame. Find out who when you meet Jack and Adelia Machial. We can’t wait to introduce you!
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