Seattles Travels-great blog on her tour here in the Okanagan.

        On one of our last media tours this season so far, Seattle Drudge visited many of the many wine and culinary tourism spots our beautiful region has to offer. On the last evening of the tour, they joined us at the farm for the last dinner. Big thanks for the great photos, and yet again we are found in great company with many other wine and culinary destinations in the valley. Check out the link:...

Saturday Vancouver Sun Article,and in Great Company!

    Wanted to share an article just  printed in this past Saturday’s issue of the Vancouver Sun. Posted in the travel section, we were invitedto share our space with a group of media guests in late August. Checkout this great article and photos from their evening with us, and a few other great  Okanagan destinations for food and wine culture. Thrilled to have been a part of the tour, and very proud of the recognition for just doing what we  love on the farm.  ...

Late Summer Recap On The Farm….

Well what a first summer it has been for us at Backyard Farm… Seems like it was just our June 1st launch date, and we are already heading into grape harvest season….. Thought I would recap some of my most inspiring events, really all of them have been memorable to say the least. Trial and error has made way for a successful first season for us, and to say it is beyond expectations would be an understatement. The pursuit of my own chefs dream has been a swift one, and with the Chefs table busy with media tours, private bookings and cooking classes, I am humbled by the overwhelming support from our winery partners-both old and new, return clients and the large number of new food loving friends we have made thus far. And so, I would like to share a few of my latest inspiring events, sharing my passion for our region, our producer and farming partners and life here on the farm. For Mikkel and my 3rd anniversary, Kevin Dunn of Okanagan Wildbrush Honey surprised my stunning and supportive wife with our very first beehive. These little workers produced our very first honeycomb in less than two weeks, tasting of clover from our surrounding acreage. Next year, we will host 7-8 hives, and Kevin has very generously agreed to include a beekeeping mentorship for Mikkel and I to learn the art of managing our very own hive. As many of you know, bees are disappearing, we want to play a small yet significant role in keeping healthy bees around the property. Truly, they are fascinating to watch, but...