Fresh Valley Farms, in Armstrong, has just launched a new pasture raised meat CSA program. This bulk order program allows you to get great prices on naturally pasture raised beef, pork, chicken, turkey, and lamb.
Check out www.freshvalleyfarms.ca for more info on how this sustainable farm raises some of the happiest, healthiest farm animals in the Okanagan. https://www.freshvalleyfarms.ca/
Our aim at Kelowna Free Graze Lamb is to bring you fresh, tasty, healthful local lamb throughout the year. 100% grass-fed, our lamb is raised with no routine medication on organic pasture and local hay from mid-April until ready for sale. Each lamb is inspected and processed in our on-farm licensed abattoir and available as an uncut whole or half carcass or cut and wrapped to your order. Please phone Kevin Morrane @ 778-581-8561 or use the Contact Form to inquire or place your order for lamb or wool. For reservations at the guest house, please phone Mark at 250-860-6108. http://www.kelownafreegrazelamb.com/
All things chicken and egg. Dave Scherle provides free-range eggs and poultry (chicken and turkey) from his South East Kelowna location, AND he brings the experience of hatching chicks and even raising chickens to others in the Central Okanagan as well, with his Educational Hatch-A-Chick service (for anybody at all who wants to witness the magic of hatching chicks) and Chicken Start-Up Kits f(or those living on half an acre or more who may wish to get started in keeping chickens for themselves).
You can buy Quality Farms free-range eggs directly from the farm for $4.50/dz (or get them delivered for $5/dz), OR, you can find his eggs for sale at the Urban Harvest Saturday Sale most weeks as well. http://www.thecluckstopshere.ca/
Website for the Certified Organic Associations of B.C., with a searchable database of organic farmers in B.C., and information about organic standards and certification. http://www.certifiedorganic.bc.ca
Farm Folk City Folk develop and promote public awareness, hands-on projects, and policy recommendations related to food security and sustainable agriculture issues in British Columbia. http://www.ffcf.bc.ca
Local nutritiionist (and long-time Urban Harvest customer) Michale Hartte's new website is up and looking fantastic! There is lots of free and excellent nutritional advice here, and you can also find info about her new book "The Fit n Healthy Plan", which is available for sale on her website for $24.99.
If you're looking to tweak your diet (or even considering a major overhaul!) for improved health, you may want to take a peak! http://www.fitnhealthynutrition.com/
These products are researched and created to gently, yet thoroughly cleanse your body and home without the many harmful elements that exist in so many products on the market today (yes, even in some products sold in health food stores!). http://www.organicallyclean.ca/
Women and families in Kelowna can enjoy the services of a mid-wife, covered by their provincial care card. Malachite Midwives is made up of a team of 3 midwives, with prenatal, intrapartum (birth), and postnatal care provided. http://www.malachitemidwives.com/
The Okanagan Greens put on an annual Okanagan Organic Festival (watch the great little video about it on their website), and also do community projects throughout the year related to sustainability in the Okanagan. http://www.okanagangreens.ca/