Suppliers: Thompson Okanagan
Home-grown calendula flowers infused in oil is a key ingredient in many of aquanora's handcrafted skin formulations. Lavender, sea buckthorn, grapeseed extract, comfrey, rosehips and other examples of plant sourced components are found in these products. Look for lotions, creams, ointments and soap at the Oliver Farmers' market. Baking powder, vinegar, lemon juice, castile soap, borax and fresh smelling anti-bacterial essential oils are all part of the NEW non-toxic green cleaning line.
British Columbia pure honey. Old fashioned handcrafted quality specialty honey from the heart of the Okanagan Valley. Liquid, creamed, comb and naturally granulated pure British Columbia honeys. Fireweed, wildflower, sweet clover and alfalfa. Also available: fresh frozen bee pollen, propolis and naturally processed beeswax.
We are an art gallery, museum and archives serving our local community and beyond. Selling local art work including woodwork and answering queries pertaining to the history of Armstrong and Spallumcheen.
Cold climate field grown plants - ornamental grasses, willows and select perennials. Large selection of bare root divisions and willow cuttings and a smaller selection of plug size starter plants.
Wild Artisan Preserves from the wilds of BC, including wild berry jams, jellies, syrups, butters, ketchups, marmalades, chutneys and salsas. Delightful selection of floral, herbal and wine jellies. Sugarless products also available. Available singly, in a gift box of 3 or in a wooden half canoe in 2 sizes. Wonderful for corporate gifts. Also available are our value-added wood products, including utterly unique handcrafted wooden gift and 'whatnot' boxes, designed from recycled windfalls and orchard prunings. Beautifully created of recycled materials; bird villa's, feeders, mason bee condo's, butterfly houses, bat houses, owl homes, duck houses, and shelter huts for small critters. Special orders are more then welcome. Last but not least, we supply beautiful large pine cone fire starters. Available scented, unscented or choose the coloured flames. Burn time approximately 20 minutes. For more information, prices or complete product listings please contact us.
We operate a full service apiary, specializing in “nectar” (non-floral) honeys and flavoured honeys under the brand – “Brainy Bee.” Our bees fly throughout the Okanagan and Cariboo regions of Interior BC. We have honeycomb, pollen, beeswax, honey hand cream and body lotions, honey soaps and candles. We supply queens, new starter hives and pollination to orchards and market garden products. Hives are available at craft shows, Farmers’ Markets and at selected retail outlets.
The primary goal of the society is to promote total well-being for aboriginal people in all human dimensions: Physical, Spiritual, Mental and Emotional. To achieve this goal, our organization provides many services and programs.
We carry a large selection of First Nations and Metis art and crafts. Drums, medicine bags, wall hangings, moccasins, booties, and earrings. We also carry art supplies, including glass, bone, horn and wood beads, as well as drum hoops, rawhide and leather. For natural candle makers we have beeswax sheets. Open Moday through Saturday during the summer and Tuesday through Saturday in the winter.
Fun and adventurous Mountain Wildflower Tours, Bears & Berries Tours, and Snowshoe Tours on Silver Star Mountain. Mushroom Safaris in the Fall. Park Discoveries for spectacular views of the best natural places in the North Okanagan. Prescheduled and custom tours for individuals, couples, families, friends, tour groups, schools and clubs. Always fun and informative! Bring a camera!