Summer – We Heart Local BC


June 23, 2021

Graham & Lyndsay O’Rourke

Graham and Lyndsay O’Rourke are the passionate owners behind Tightrope Winery. Read their profile below to hear about how they […]
May 30, 2021

Richard & Denise MacDonald

In this episode, we meet Denise and Richard MacDonald. They’ve been growing Ambrosia from the very beginning. As active members […]
May 30, 2021

Jack & Adelia Machial

Maintaining an orchard keeps you as busy as a bee – and you’d better hope the bees are busy too […]
May 30, 2021

Avtar & Ronnie Mann

Originally from India, Ronnie and Avtar Mann came to Canada separately but discovered a shared desire to grow great food. […]
May 30, 2021

Tom Ouchi

In the mid 1970’s, an industrial accident put a Japanese immigrant out of work in Vancouver. He moved to the […]
May 30, 2021

Tahir Raza

He grew up in a family of farmers but in 1992 he decided to leave Pakistan for a better life […]
May 30, 2021

Antonia & Tony DiMaria

Growing up on an apple orchard, you dream of the day you can leave. That was the case with Tony […]
May 30, 2021

Surinder Shergill

When Surinder Shergill came to Canada he knew he wanted to be a farmer. It took him 17 years of […]
May 30, 2021

Greg Sanderson

He was born into farming and, other than a brief foray beyond the farm in his youth, Greg Sanderson has […]
May 30, 2021

Usha Saini

There was something about the Okanagan Valley that inspired Usha Saini’s dream to own an Ambrosia apple orchard. Unfortunately, her […]
May 30, 2021

Mohinder Dhaliwal

Mohinder Dhaliwal learned from his parents and grandparents about the value of hard work on the farm. After he immigrated […]
May 30, 2021

The Gill Family

Many farmers hope that their children will take over farm some day. For the Gills of Lake Country, BC – […]