Field and Forest take a road trip along Route 97 from Kelowna to Kamloops visiting forward-thinking and sustainable buisnesses working to minimize their impact and protect the landscape of BC - and the beautiful vistas along the way.
They call it the “most wonderful time of the year” for a reason. The snow, the food, the get-togethers with family and friends, the food, holiday parties, the food, and of course all the bells and whistles and lights that come with the it!
The Thompson Okanagan as a region is very proud to be a Biosphere Certified destination - the first in the Americas! But what does it all mean? More importantly, what does it mean to residents and visitors to the region?
The Adams River, specifically Tsútswecw Provincial Park (formerly, Roderick Haig-Brown) features one of the largest runs in North America. On a dominant year (like 2018), millions of fish can be observed as they make the long journey home.
When it comes to walking the ‘sustainability’ & ‘eco-friendly’ walk, few do it to the same standard as Off The Grid Organic Winery. This post details 5 reasons that make Off The Grid a can’t-miss ecotourism destination during your Thompson Okanagan visit.
Great Okanagan Estates dedicates 3 acres of land on one of their vineyard properties to a Community Garden. Now in it’s fourth year, it looks to exceed 100,000 lbs of fresh produce donated to local food banks as they work to fight hunger in the communities where they live and work.
The Thompson Okanagan is rapidly becoming an ecotourism hotspot. In this post we high a handful of leaders in the industry who are using environmental, social and cultural factors to drive their business decisions.
One of my best ways to experience the Thompson Okanagan is through wine touring. In this article Meghan Reading highlights a few ways to support wine tourism while promoting long-term use and enjoyment of the region.
There are two ways that sunscreen can protect the skin from harmful Ultraviolet (UV) rays, through a mineral barrier or a chemical one. There are many ingredients in conventional sunscreen that are not only toxic to us, but also toxic to the environment!