The Similkameen Valley is one of the finest growing areas in the world. The desert like soil, abundant ground water and sunny climate are ideally suited to a large variety of fruits and vegetables of exceptional quality.
The following is a guideline of harvest times for a variety of fruits and vegetables. These dates are for the Valley around Keremeos and Cawston.
Cherries Peaches / Nectarines Apricots Apples Plums Prunes Pears Grapes
June 28 - July 20 July 10 - September 15 July 12 - August 15 July 15 - September 15 July 15 - September 15 August 15 - September 15 August 15 - October 10 September 5 - October 10
Asparagus Corn Garlic Tomatoes Sweet Peppers Hot Peppers
May 1 - June 10 July 15 - First Frost July August 5 - First Frost August 5 - First Frost August 5 - First Frost
Please note: The above dates may fluctuate due to weather conditions and varieties.