SUMMER FRUIT STAND
Blush Lane Organic Orchard is located in the picturesque Similkameen Valley, known as the Organic Growing Capital of Canada and the “Western Gateway to Wine Country.”
Situated 1 km west of the village of Keremeos, our orchard and fruit stand is an inviting stop while travelling through the BC Interior, Okanagan or along the Crowsnest Highway. At Blush Lane Organic Orchard, we offer an exceptional variety of the finest quality, fresh, ripe produce from our own orchard and the local community of Certified Organic farms.
Experience the vitality and flavour of fresh, tree-ripened fruit. You will know there is no comparison! See where your food is grown and understand the value of healthy farms and production.
TRY OUR PRODUCE IN CALGARY OR EDMONTON
Produce from our orchard is available at our Calgary or Edmonton markets. We ship tree-ripened fruit to our stores so our Alberta customers can also enjoy the best organic BC fruit.
The expected harvest dates are below, and regular harvest updates are posted on our blog.
2017 BC ESTIMATED HARVEST DATES
2017 is looking to be a late- average year because of a cool late Spring.
|TYPE/NAME||VARIETY||ESTIMATED HARVEST DATES|
|CHERRIES||Raineer, Queen Anne, Vans, Sylvia, Sams, Stella, Lapins, Sweetheart||July 1st – July 21st|
|APRICOTS||Tom Cots, Sundrops, Rivals, Goldrich, Tiltons||July 5th – July 30th|
|PLUMS||Crimean, June Plums, Early Blue Prune Plums, Santa Rosa, Shiro, Red Hearts, Elephant Hearts, Black Friars,|
Duarte, Damson, Italian Prune Plums
|July 15th – September 10th|
|EARLY PEACHES||Early Peaches/Clingstone: Flaming Fury, Rising Star, Early Red Haven||July 15th – August 1st|
|SUMMER APPLES||Sunrise, Discovery, Vista Bella, Akane||August 5th – August 25th|
|PEACHES||Freestone: Red Haven, Harbrite, Glo Haven, Crest Haven, Flamecrest, O’Henry Organic Canning Peaches||August 1st – September 15th|
|NECTARINES||August 5th- September|
|EARLY AUTUMN APPLES||Gala, Gale Gala, McIntosh, Honeycrisp, Shamrock, Spartans||September 15th- 30th|
|LATE AUTUMN APPLES||Ambrosia, Braeburn, Sweet Orin, Granny Smith, Fuji, Pink Lady||September 25th – October 30th|
|MELONS||Galia, Honeydew, Musk, Canteloupe, Watermelon||September|
|VEGETABLES||Greens, Beans, Peas||July – August|
|VEGETABLES||Cherry Tomatoes||July – August|
|VEGETABLES||Cucumbers||July 15th – August 30th|
|VEGETABLES||Garlic||July 15th – August 15th|
|VEGETABLES||Field Tomatoes & Heirloom Tomatoes||August 10th – September 15th|
|VEGETABLES||Peppers||August 15th – September 15th|
|VEGETABLES||Onions||August 15th – September 30th|
|VEGETABLES||Winter Squash||September 30th|
|VEGETABLES||Root Vegetables||late September|