Blogs by Don-O-Ray Farms

Welcome to October’s harvest!

Welcome to October’s harvest!

October is the perfect time to enjoy the fresh bounty of the harvest season. Pumpkins, potatoes, squash, yams and apples are all at their peak of freshness. This is the time of year when family dinner tables are laden with delicious, home-cooked meals. So, take...

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Love apples? Here’s four types grown locally

Love apples? Here’s four types grown locally

The Okanagan valley is home to many different types of apples, each with its own distinct flavour, appearance, and purpose. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at some of the most popular varieties of apples grown in the area.Honeycrisp apples are now...

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September is the Month for Tomatoes

September is the Month for Tomatoes

Our Delicious Roma Tomatoes Are Perfect for Any DishRoma tomatoes have a meaty texture and few seeds, making them an ideal tomato for eating fresh, or in salsas, sauces and cooked dishes. Try roasting your Roma tomatoes first before blending them into your favourite...

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We have freestone peaches!

We have freestone peaches!

Freestone peaches have stones in the fruit that are easy to remove. This is different from clingstone peaches, which have pits that are harder to remove. Freestone peaches are perfect for eating fresh, and they also work well in recipes like cobblers and crisps. If...

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It’s finally cherry season!

It’s finally cherry season!

The Okanagan has the ability to produce many different kinds of cherries, including Rainier Cherries, a large variety and a local favourite. They’re perfect for fresh eating because they're so sweet. Van Cherries are smaller than other varieties and very dark in hue....

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Fresh Potatoes Straight from our Fields

Fresh Potatoes Straight from our Fields

Now available: Fresh picked potatoes, harvested straight from our fields! Air fried potato wedges are easy to make and take only 10 minutes to prepare. Just drizzle with olive oil after they’re cooked and add as a side dish. You can pre-season your potato wedges with...

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Fresh Strawberries Are Now Available!

Fresh Strawberries Are Now Available!

Fresh strawberries are now available at our farm market in Kelowna. Strawberries are one of the region’s favourite treats for good reason. They are a versatile berry, blending well in smoothies, canning, and even added fresh to your homemade ice cream or frozen...

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Our Adventure Farm/Zoo is now open for the 2022 season!

Our Adventure Farm/Zoo is now open for the 2022 season!

The Don-O-Ray petting zoo is now open for the 2022 season, so come and join us at the farm. The Farm Adventure hours are: open 10 am to 5 pm Fri, Sat, Sun, and Monday until kids get out of school for the summer break at the end of June, then we switch to 7 days a week during the summer.
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Fresh Farm-to-Table Vegetables Grown in Kelowna

Fresh Farm-to-Table Vegetables Grown in Kelowna

Here at Don-O-Ray Vegetables we take great pride in growing our own top-quality vegetables on 45 acres which are picked fresh daily. We have ample parking, and you can even take a tour of the farm or bring your children to enjoy the pony rides. We are now open for the...

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The Nutritional Power of Fresh Pressed Juice

The Nutritional Power of Fresh Pressed Juice

Our juice is made to preserve all the taste and vitamins, antioxidants and fiber in fresh fruit. Fresh juice is an excellent source of hydration, providing your body with a large quantity of water, natural sugars and minerals. Apple Ginger: Fresh pressed apple juice...

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Delicious Cheesecake Made Fresh in Kelowna

Delicious Cheesecake Made Fresh in Kelowna

We all know about cheesecake – that incredibly scrumptious combination of soft, fresh cream cheese, eggs and sugar. Cheesecake can be made with many different flavours and spices to suit your taste, including vanilla, lemon, chocolate and pumpkin. Additional flavours...

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Kelowna’s Famous Butter Chicken Sauce

Kelowna’s Famous Butter Chicken Sauce

Our house-made Butter Chicken Sauce comes in the small and larger 946 ml size and once you’ve tried it, we’re sure this recipe will bring a smile to your family’s face! Sold frozen, so you can stock up for quick dinner options on a weeknight. Not spicy but very...

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