Meet Tori Wesszer, Dietician

Meet Tori Wesszer, Dietician

My name is Tori and I am a mom of two, best-selling cookbook co-author of Fraiche Food, Full Hearts, blogger behind FraicheLiving.com and registered dietician living in the beautiful Okanagan Valley.  After six years of blogging and listening to what people needed I...
Meet Bonnie Casavant, Gardener

Meet Bonnie Casavant, Gardener

My name is Bonnie.  I’ve lived in Kelowna for 15 years.  I have a certificate in Horticulture and Landscape Design from Okanagan College, and I own a landscape company called Everything Green. What is your favourite locally-sourced food? Tomatoes!  Right from my...
Meet Adam Shannon, Chef

Meet Adam Shannon, Chef

Chef Adam Shannon is Head Chef at Cactus Club Café.  Born and raised in Kelowna, he returned to the Okanagan after spending 15 years in the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island. His culinary career began in 2005 as a dishwasher where he fell in love with the industry,...
Meet Liam McNaulty, Chef & Gardener

Meet Liam McNaulty, Chef & Gardener

Liam McNaulty volunteers with our school in Summerland.  He works at Brodo Kitchen + Catering in Penticton.  He has been with Brodo for 5 years and Restaurant Chef for the past 2 years.  He lives with his wife in Okanagan Falls where they spend their...
Meet Liam Coulombe, a culinary rockstar in training

Meet Liam Coulombe, a culinary rockstar in training

Liam Coulombe is “working towards chefdom” and chose the restaurant industry as his career path because of the community, the memories it creates, and the technicality and creativity of the trade. In 2017, Liam graduated from online school a year early while helping...
Meet locally-grown chef Brett Thompson

Meet locally-grown chef Brett Thompson

Brett Thompson grew up in the Okanagan and started his cooking career at some Kelowna-area golf courses, including an apprenticeship under Jim Armstrong at Harvest Golf Club.  Brett graduated at the top of his class and won the Okanagan Top Apprentice competition the...