Food Artisans of the Okanagan

Your Guide to the Best Locally Crafted Fare

By (author): Jennifer Cockrall-King
ISBN 9781771511537
Softcover | Publication Date: April 5, 2016
Book Dimensions: 5.5 in x 8.5 in
320 Pages

About the Book

 Gold Winner of a 2017 Taste Canada Food Writing Award

Discover the edible delights of the Okanagan with profiles on more than 125 farm-to-table chefs, bakers, beekeepers, orchardists, farmers, market gardeners, butchers and charcutiers, fisherpeople, coffee roasters, distillers, craft brewers, chocolatiers, millers, foragers, cheesemakers, fishmongers, and producers of fine craft foods and drink. The valley is absolutely bursting with delicious creations, and this self-guided tour is the best way to find them.

Complete with full-colour maps of the area’s sub-regions (for the North Okanagan, Central Okanagan, South Okanagan, and the Similkameen), and complete contact information so you can visit farmgate shops or local markets, this is a must-have book for both locals and tourists.

About the Author(s)

Jennifer Cockrall-King is an award-winning food culture writer, and author of Food and the City: Urban Agriculture and the New Food Revolution. She lives in the Okanagan Valley, where she produces and runs the annual Okanagan Food & Wine Writers Workshop.

Reviews

“Seriously, you guys. This guide is loaded with fantastic little bits of info. Cockrall-King has spent time with over 125 culinary craftspeople. She knows how hard they work at doing what they love.” ―Renee Kohlman, Sweet Sugarbean blog

“Cockrall-King’s in-depth research and innate good taste make her a very well-chosen curator for this national treasury of farms and food artisans. This book proves that people that dedicate their lives to creating beauty and appreciation for food are indeed artists.” ―Savour it All blog