Jennifer Schell

Schell: Smack Dab to open mid-March

Following a $1.5-million renovation the former Wild Apple Restaurant at Manteo Resort will open as Smack Dab in mid-March.

Schell: Harkers our top young farmers

February is the month when we catch a whiff of what lies ahead and begin to dream of warmer days.

Schell: ‘Grand’ night of dining and dancing planned

Jennifer Schell on a big event planned for south Okanagan to benefit area social services.

Schell: Bean Scene rolls on

Now, with two young daughters, Deb Synnot and John Anderson have grown their business into a family of coffee houses.

Schell: Cookbook highlights valley foods

New cookbook looks at the people behind local Okanagan foods and wines.

Soup Sisters Cookbook

Schell: Wonderful book for a cause; Wonderful fun for another cause

Soup Sisters is an extraordinary organization that brings community together to create nurturing soup for local women and children in need.

Soup Sisters Cookbook

Schell: Casavant’s hot sauce prize is to be in Urban Fare for a year

Bernard Casavant wins inaugural Hot Sauce Competition at the Similkameen Pepper Festival.

Kalayra Angelyys and her healthy

Schell: Okanagan gets its own white dinner this Sunday

We are working with the International Diner en Blanc organizers to make our event official next year.

Kalayra Angelyys and her healthy

Schell: Lavender transforms ordinary dish into the extraordinary

Lavender's intoxicating scent can be distilled into essential oil and used as perfume or medicinally.

Amber Denison turns scrap metal into works of art.

Schell: Sparks of creativity all in the family at Little Creek Gardens

Twins Amber and Kerisa Denison are testament to Little Creek Gardens creativity—both girls have spread their artistic wings.

Amber Denison turns scrap metal into works of art.
The plan for the Okanagan is to restore habitat so sockeye salmon can re-establish their run into the valley lakes.

Schell: Work underway to restore sockeye salmon to Okanagan

Did you know that once upon a time we had sockeye salmon living in Okanagan Lake?

The plan for the Okanagan is to restore habitat so sockeye salmon can re-establish their run into the valley lakes.
Grape Escapes knowledgeable drivers let you enjoy the experience of the best Okanagan wineries without worries.

Schell: Tour wine country with a knowledgeable local chauffeur

“Driving you to drink—legally—and loving it.” Reading the slogan for Grape Escapes Wine Tours you know you are in for a fun experience.

Grape Escapes knowledgeable drivers let you enjoy the experience of the best Okanagan wineries without worries.

Schell: Delectable events to attend and an incredible pesto to make

There are events galore coming up on the Okanagan’s summer calendar.

Orofino Winery has produce two wines for Hawksworth Restaurant in Vancouver

Schell: Orofino honoured to make wine for ‘top restaurant’

Orofino Winery in the Similkameen Valley has produce two wines for Hawksworth Restaurant.

Orofino Winery has produce two wines for Hawksworth Restaurant in Vancouver
Experience Wine Tours owners Matt Wentzell and Shannon Hillery.

Schell: Experience the Okanagan–foodie style

The Okanagan’s food and wine scene has been growing exponentially over the past few years.

Experience Wine Tours owners Matt Wentzell and Shannon Hillery.

Schell: Get in touch with the art of communal dining

I have always adored the image of a long, white linen-draped table. It evokes warm feelings—a village celebration.

Schell: Add smoked meat to your wine-buying trips to Osoyoos

Osoyoos is known for its soaring summer temperatures, great wines and resort life but don’t forget it is also a gourmet haven.

Owner chefs Jorg and Annina Hoffmeister of Dolci Deli & Catering in Osoyoos.

Schell: A favourite local hub in Osoyoos

Add smoked meat to your wine-buying trips to the south Okanagan.

Owner chefs Jorg and Annina Hoffmeister of Dolci Deli & Catering in Osoyoos.
Spot prawn cake paired with Tinhorn Creek’s 2Bench Rosé.

Schell: Wine country experiences

Take a drive to Oliver and watch the progressively spring-like landscape evolve as you head deep into one of our most vine-laden regions.

Spot prawn cake paired with Tinhorn Creek’s 2Bench Rosé.

It’s time to celebrate the oyster

The first Oliver Osoyoos Oyster Festival, or OOOyster Festival as it is known, goes April 14 to 23.