Know your farmer. Know your food.
Don-O-Ray Farms in Kelowna is a family-friendly place to spend the day shopping for fresh produce in our farm market, enjoying ice cream, or exploring our petting zoo and play area. Our farmyard has plenty of gentle animals to visit and enjoy. Come and meet Hayley the pony and feed the lambs greens from the blue bin.
The advantages of Buying Local
- Taste! More flavour since it’s picked at peak ripeness and not too early.
- Benefits! More nutrients because it takes less time between harvest and the time you receive it.
- You know your farmer! Local growers can tell you how the food was grown so you actually know what you are eating.
- Variety! We strive to bring you a wide range of products including homemade jams, juices, specialty hot sauce and much more.
- Convenience! Shop for fresh produce from the comfort of your own home through our online store.
Supporting Local Business
We’ve partnered with local restaurants and businesses to share farm-to-table produce. The buy-local movement has gained momentum over the last few years, as communities discover the benefits of supporting farmers and food producers in their region. We pick our produce daily to retain peak nutrient density and only harvest vegetables and fruit when they are fully ripe and ready to pick. This means we offer seasonal crops as the most natural way to eat including fresh pumpkins right on time for your Thanksgiving dinner table.
Shopping local connects us all to the food we eat, and allows our Okanagan farmers to benefit from their hard work and continue growing and supplying food crops to consumers. When you buy imported food at the grocery store, most of the cost goes to transporting, processing, packaging and refrigeration. Buying local means your dollars circulate in the community so producers can plant new crops for the coming year.
Fresh Vegetables, Fruit and Herbs
Farm-to-table produce is our specialty. We grow the community’s favourite eats, so you can enjoy the nutrition of locally grown food. There’s nothing more tasty than fresh picked fruit – raspberries, strawberries, cherries and peaches eaten fresh, or baked in pies and strudels. Visit our pumpkin patch in the fall to choose your very own pumpkin for Halloween or Thanksgiving. If you have no time to bake pies for your family dinner, we make them with fresh fruit for you. Our locally famous tomatoes are the perfect choice for canning homemade pasta sauce.
- Peaches & Cream Corn
- Beets (golden, red, candy-cane)
- Cauliflower (white, cheddar, green, purple)
- Walla Walla Onions
- Spinach, Lettuce & Kale
- Fresh Herbs
Local Meat Products
Sausages, Whole Chicken, Bacon & Deli Meat
Shop in-store or online for our meat products provided by locals, including Dueck Falkland Farms (formerly Sterling Springs Chicken). For an easy but delicious meal, try our butter chicken sauce with fresh chopped veggies or combined and slow cooked with tender chicken strips. We know you will be amazed at the taste of our free-range chicken and homemade sauce, and recommend pairing with our naan bread and your favourite glass of VQA white wine.
- Dairy Products
- Milk, cheese, sour cream, butter
- Free range eggs
Farm Adventures in Kelowna
Bring your family and enjoy a day on the farm.
The Don-O-Ray Adventure Farm is a great experience for all ages! Our petting zoo has a variety of ducks, chickens, rabbits, goats, lambs and even a pony! We have beautiful peacocks for viewing as well. There’s a hedge maze which offers tons of fun as you try to navigate your way to find the exit. Try one of our 25 varieties of soft or scoop ice cream and shop in our farm store for groceries to eat at one of our outdoor picnic tables. You can top off the experience with an airbrush tattoo of your choice! All of this is included in the entry fee. Come and visit our pumpkin patch in the fall and choose one for carving your Jack-o-lantern for Halloween or for mom’s pumpkin pies for Thanksgiving dinner.
From Our Family to Yours
We look forward to seeing you!