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.
Have you ever wondered why it’s important to buy local food? Local food seems to be becoming more of a trend, with more and more people seeking out fresh, local options for produce and other goods. Even restaurants are sourcing locally grown ingredients, often using the term 'farm to table”.
I’m all about stories and adventures. My adventures, however, always tend to be of an edible kind. Leaving my pop up dinners aside, this particular one started with a little scavenger hunt across Kelowna, sourcing local goodness for the orchestrated 3-course moveable feast to come.
The Quaaout Lodge, located on the shores of Little Shuswap Lake just northeast of Chase BC, is a state-of-the-art resort owned and operated by the Little Shuswap Indian Band of the Secwepemc (Shuswap) Nation.
Located in Osoyoos, this award-winning interpretive centre owned and operated by the Osoyoos Indian Band has two important purposes: education about the unique desert ecosystem and education about the Okanagan people’s history.
Located on the unceded Syilx Nation’s territory and maintained by the Osoyoos Indian Band, Spotted Lake, called Ktlil’x” in the Okanagan language, is a sacred site to the indigenous nation.