Thompson Okanagan

29 Farmers' Markets

A vast variety of things to do and see, plus local treats to drink and eat.

With mountains, lakes, a desert, and rolling hills full of vineyards and orchards and abundant foodlands, the Thompson Okanagan region is a dream destination for food and nature lovers alike. The region spans from the Canadian Rockies to Canada’s only desert near Osoyoos on the southernmost edge of the Okanagan, through the lake-filled regions of the Nicola Valley and Shuswap. In between are vast grasslands, large waterfalls, and sprawling valleys full of fresh fruits, vegetables, wineries, and breweries showcased at dozens of regional farmers’ markets.

The region is known and loved for its culinary and outdoor vistas, with plenty of all-season activities for outdoor lovers and world-class wine produced in the Okanagan Valley.

What’s in Season in Thompson Okanagan

Beets

Did you know that beet leaves were actually historically consumed before the roots? A perfect addition to juices and salads, this vibrant vegetable is rich in antioxidants, folate, fibre, and manganese. Roast them for extra sweetness or pair with balsamic vinegar for a more balanced taste!

What's Fresh in this Region?
Storage/dried/frozen – apples, beets, carrots, mushrooms, onions, parsnip, potatoes, rutabaga

Farmers' Markets

Thompson Okanagan Farmers' Markets

Osoyoos Farmers’ Market on Main – Winter

Osoyoos
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Vernon Farmers’ Market

Vernon
Summer