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August is Peach Month

August is Peach Month

The Okanagan is renowned for its sweet, succulent, summer peaches.  We even have a town named Peachland! Nothing says "summer" better than the juice of a fresh peach running down your chin.  This...

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July is Cherry Month

July is Cherry Month

Did you know that 95% of the cherries grown in Canada are grown here here in the Okanagan Valley?  Cherries require a very particular climate to thrive and the dry, temperate regions of the Okanagan...

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April is Carrot Month

April is Carrot Month

We kicked off April with International Carrot Day on April 4 and celebrated this versatile vegetable all month long! Carrots boast plenty of health benefits for kids due to their high vitamin, fiber...

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March is Potato Month

March is Potato Month

March was all about the potato.  They're nutritious, packed with flavour and come in a rainbow of colours like red, orange, gold, white and deep blue. The nugget potato is unique to British Columbia...

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2019 Recap

2019 Recap

As we prepare to enter our fifth year of Chefs in the Classroom, we look back at our 2019 success. Through the efforts of over 70 volunteers, the Chefs in the Classroom (CIC) program in Spring 2019...

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