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The 2017 Market Season is Upon Us!

June 27, 2017


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Opening Day!

June 28, 2011


Parsons Farm Market will open for the 2011 season on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 8am! It had been a long winter and a damp spring here in the Similkameen, so the crops are a little on the late side this year. Planting and seeding had to wait for the optimum conditions to ensure the […]