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The 2017 Market Season is Upon Us!

June 27, 2017

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Welcome back to Parsons Farm Market! After a long, damp winter, we are gearing up for an incredible summer in the Similkameen. It’s always our favourite time of year – the endless sunshine & starry, clear nights, the bounty of fruits & vegetables from our orchard and farm, and when we have a moment, the […]

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

June 17, 2016

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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 […]

Garlic & Peppers

October 4, 2011

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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 […]

Tomato Time!

September 10, 2011

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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 […]

The Sweetest Fruit

September 4, 2011

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It’s that time of year again. The sun is hot, the air dry, the nights a little cooler. It’s the start of a new month and a bounty of fresh, tree-ripened fruit from the Similkameen is ready for you! Peaches, Nectarines and Plums are all coming on strong right now. We have freestone peaches of […]

Cherry Pickin’

August 6, 2011

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Cherries are still coming on strong here in the Similkameen. The early varieties went fast and now we are onto some of the later cherries. As always, a stop at Parsons will give you what you need to satisfy that craving for summer in a bite – a tree-ripened, plump and juicy cherry! Here are […]

All About Apricots

August 6, 2011

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Apricot season is in full swing at Parsons and we have a number of varieties on offer. Come by to sample the best tree-ripened, sun-kissed, just-picked delectable apricots you’ll ever taste! Here are some pics from the orchard earlier this week. Can’t you just about taste that sweet nectar? Photos by David Niddrie