Welcome to the Parsons Farm Market blog. Here you can find information on visiting the market, what's in season & what we're picking next, where to find Parsons products in your community and more from our Similkameen farm.

2016 Farm Market Update (spoiler: we’re early!)

June 17, 2016


Apricots develop on the tree at Parsons Farm Market and orchard in Keremeos.

Hello and welcome back to Parsons Farm Market! We are now open for the season, from 8am – 6pm daily for all your market needs, so come on by! We’re a scenic 3-4 hour drive from the Lower Mainland, and even closer if you are already in the Okanagan. If one word sums up conditions […]

Posted in: In Season, Market News

2015 Market Update

July 6, 2015


Hello friends! Thanks for checking in with us this year. Parsons Farm Market is officially open as of late June and ready for what looks to be a banner season here in the Similkameen. We’re here 8am – 6pm daily for all your market needs, so come on by! It’s been a whirlwind as the […]

Posted in: Market News

2013 Market Update!

August 12, 2013


Hello farm fresh folk! Parsons Farm Market is open for the season and the farm market is a-hummin’! Market hours are 8am – 6pm daily from June until autumn and we welcome your visit to the Similkameen! Right now, we are in full-on tree fruit mode – peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots, late cherries, Sunrise apples and […]

Closing Time: Last Weekend!

October 20, 2011


It’s almost upon us. After a great summer the crops are starting to wind down and the last of the tree fruit has been picked for the season. Parsons Farm Market will remain open until October 23rd for our final weekend of 2011 from 8am – 6pm. After this Sunday, you can still find some […]

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Garlic & Peppers

October 4, 2011


Two things people get plenty excited about are peppers and garlic. Could be the race to find the hottest variety, the perfect balance of heat & flavour or just the diverse ways you can use these vegetables and herbs. The Similkameen is the place for producing those perfect peppers – from the achingly hot to […]

Posted in: In Season, Market News

Tomato Time!

September 10, 2011


It’s time for tomatoes at Parsons Farm Market! We have many varieties of heirloom tomotoes sown and grown organically on our farm. Across the highway from the fruit stand is a large field producing…you guessed it! Amazingly succulent, ripe and delicious field tomatoes. The taste difference between these and greenhouse grown is astounding. It’s no […]

Posted in: In Season

The Other Orchard Workers

September 6, 2011


Honeybees and Ladybugs play a big part in the orchard and ground crop here at Parsons. The bees are busy making rounds and especially favour the flowers of our squash plants, loading up on pollen and keeping the natural cycle in order. There are a few apiaries in the valley, so the relationship between the […]

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