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Wilker Land & Livestock
Wilker Land & Livestock
Summer 2021
Sunflower friends August 2021
Summer 2021
Sunshine head to toe!
Ruth Hendren Handweaving and Fiber. Summer 2021.
Wise owls needle felted by Ruth Hendren. August 2021.
Adopt a new fuzzy friend! Hedgehogs by Ruth Hendren. August 2021.
Beautiful daylily ‘Princess Diana’, Horsefly Nursery, July 31, 2020


Market is a family affair! Nathan and Melissa Thiessen and junior product testers, Gold Country Donuts & More, July 31, 2020


Chanelle Sankey, Hixon Falls Company. July 31, 2020


Crackers by Chanelle and Sara, Hixon Falls Company. July 31, 2020


South Kelowna Fresh Fruits – the Gill family orchard brings various tree fruits up to the Cariboo from the sunny Okanagan.


Kelowna Peaches from Gurjeet Gill’s family orchard, July 31, 2020


Baby, meet peach. This fruit-eating gig is serious business! July 31, 2020


New potatoes, Slow Train Farm, July 21, 2020


Sign of summer – green beans, Slow Train Farm, July 31, 2020


Wildlife expert and talented woodworker Grant Hill of Pause to Feather Creations  captured an image of this cheeky chickadee and presented it in a rustic barn-wood frame. July 31, 2020


The best kind of summer blues – certified organic blueberries from Warkentin Organic Farms via their partner Windy Creek Farm. July 31, 2020
Christy Richardson, Rose Lake Pottery
European baking from the Meier family, October, 2019.
“Life is too short for bad coffee!” says Mike Shannon of Uncle Paul’s Gourmet Blends – and he is our Market’s coffee expert! Everyone warmed up with some fresh brews on the last Market day of 2019, Saturday, October 11.
Cool fall crops – fingerling potatoes and salad turnips from Slow Train Farm, October 11, 2019
Black radishes, purple kohlrabi – unique end-of-season offerings from Slow Train Farm on West Fraser Road. October 11, 2019.
Late Red Bartlett pears from Snowy Mountain Organics, October 4, 2019.
Our vendors are multi-talented! Not only can she create beautiful, fun and useful things, Justine Hama sings like an angel!
Everlasting statice bouquet from the Windy Creek Farm garden of Carla Krogan, October 4, 2019.
Beautiful and tasty heirloom tomatoes, Puddle Produce Farm, October 4, 2019.
This little piggy says, “Get your hot peppers here!” Big Rock Ranch, October 4, 2019
Sunflowers brighten a rainy morning – Whiskey Creek Acres, August 23, 2019.
Mega Cauli!!! Ulrich of Rabbit Hill Farm’s magnum opus of a big bold brassica! August 2, 2019
“First we get bannock, then we check out the water park…” Amina leads her crew on a Market tour.
Raspberries and mulberries from Whiskey Creek Acres, July 26, 2019
Some days call for flowers in your hair… Original watercolour art by Jessica Fickell, MisulArtist
Tiger, tiger! Watercolour big cats by Jessica Fickell, MisulArtist.
Earth Dance Botanicals summer interns, July 2019.
Late July wildflowers picked in Horsefly by Earth Dance Botanicals.
Botanical bundles from the herbalists at Earth Dance.
Wildcrafted spruce tip honey, Earth Dance Botanicals, July 2019
Very serious and important vendor strategy session on a cloudy Friday morning, July 2019
Gotcha! Barb & Darryl-Lee
Teddy just takes it all in…
Laura and the squirrel. (Solar light array.)
Monster Mist room & linen spray from Cariboo Candle – chase the moonlight monsters away with sweet scents of bubblegum and cotton candy!
Handmade soy candles by Cori Gosselin of Cariboo Candle – a rainbow of colours, a garden (and then some!) of fragrances
Ulrich Suter of Rabbit Hill Farm, customer Brigitte Wenger

Sweet and licorice-flavoured Florence fennel, Rabbit Hill Farm, July 2019
Head lettuce, radicchio, chard – Rabbit Hill Farm
Debbie Lloyd arranges her popular sunflower bouquets – Whiskey Creek Acres, July 12, 2019
Creatures of the wild captured by Tammy Parker on outdoor-safe mural panels
“Wrap Yourself Up in a Work of Art” – Jane Perry of Cariboo Handwoven models one of her soft silk-blend scarves
Soft cotton blankets from master weaver Jane Perry – functional art!
Vibrant colours, intricate designs at Cariboo Handwoven
As tasty as they are beautiful – good things in jars from Donna at Redneck Gardens
Strawberries from Rabbit Hill Farm
July is summer squash time at Puddle Produce Farm
Harry Jennings all togged out for Canada Day! July 2, 2019 – First Tuesday Evening Market
Canadian Mental Health Association Multicultural Program info booth
Doug Gook travelled to be at the first Tuesday Market all the way from Quesnel.
Raise some hoopla hula hooping with Doug!
Big Dog Hot Dogs is the place to get your hot dogs and smokies!
Happy little mermaid made by the clever, ever-busy hands of Merri Mack
Little Finn Work Shop
Plant person 1: “It gets about this high…” Plant person 2: (to herself) “He really has no idea, does he?!” Just kidding! Hill Farm Nursery people have lots of information on plant height, hardiness and habit on hand! Photo credit: Chan Ot Quyt
Edwin Bowser & Jane Bowser, Hill Farm Nursery, Macalister, B.C. Photo credit: Chan Ot Quyt
Go green! Super funky Rose Lake Pottery mugs – May 10, 2019
Darryl-Lee’s Bead Box – May 10, 2019
Hillbilly Hump Jams, Jellies & Syrups, May 10, 2019
Kozak’s Delicious Treats – Popcorn & more! May 10, 2019
Fennel Cup Food Truck – May 10, 2019
Purple petunias – Frank’s Nursery – May 10, 2019
Tlp Murals – Outdoor Western-themed art by Tammy Parker – May 10, 2019
Copper wire wrapped amethyst and quartz crystal pendants by JoAnne Pearson, Starwater Perspectives. May 10, 2019
Agate and silver wire pendant by JoAnne Pearson, Starwater Perspectives. May 10, 2019
Steampunk horse on copper – pendant by JoAnne Pearson, Starwater Perspectives. May 10, 2019
Certified organic Coronation Grapes from Djordjevich Vineyards ~ October 5, 2018
“Try these!”
Grape Coffee Cake Recipe
Coronation Grape Muffins Recipe
Rudy Geddert’s Garlic
Onions for those winter stews
Winter squash from Whiskey Creek Acres
Cherry tomatoes from Yunesit’in Greenworks’ greenhouse
Kale – a cold weather star!
Melons from Yunesit’in Greenworks – pushing the season
Getting ready for winter with warm gear from Inge Wiggins of Westwind Wool
Westwind Wool’s cozy slippers
Canning from Redneck Gardens – preserving summer in jars
Sauerkraut – all sorts! A Redneck Gardens specialty
Apple cider vinegar and fruit syrups from Redneck Gardens in Horsefly
The Market Manager considers the possibility of having a hot apple cider on a cool autumn day ~ September 2018
Potatoes from the people at Petak
Spuds by the sack from Petak
The last harvest of spaghetti squash before hard frost hits ~ Petak Produce ~ September 2018
German Butterball potatoes and spicy radicchio from Rabbit Hill Farm
Carrots come in many colours!
Stripes! – Italian chioggia beets
Cylindra and globe beeets from Rabbit Hill Farm
Ann Carter’s “Beelicious” Honey ~ September 2018
Cariboo Chilcotin Youth Fiddlers performing at the Market in September 2018
Edible flowers – nasturtiums and borage – from Yunesit’in Greenworks
Puddle Produce Peppers
Wildberry Jams & Jellies
Rosehip, Huckleberry, Raspberry, Oregon Grape, Saskatoon
Wild-harvested chaga fungus from Wildberry in Likely ~ Chaga grows on birch trees, and is prized for its reputation as a health enhancer
Lemon Citrus Goatsmilk Soap ~ from Gabriele Ziebart at Jumping Goat Farm
Jumping Goat Farm goatsmilk soap
How did the hearts get in there?! Goatsmilk soap by Gabriele Ziebart
Gabriele’s goatsmilk soap – so beautiful to look at, and gentle on the skin!
Beautiful brassicas from Bigfoot Farm at Deep Creek
Early apples from Puddle Produce Farm at Soda Creek
Beefsteaks and Cherries from Yunesit’in Greenworks
Crunchy peppers from the greenhouse at Yunesit’in Greenworks
Rainbow Chard
Red beets, gold beets
A bounty of beets from Puddle Produce Farm
Lining up for Cody’s Bannock is a Farmers’ Market tradition!
Cody’s bannock
Want some jam on that bannock?
Chickens! Christy Richardson of Rose Lake Pottery is the creator of this happy flock of egg cups and dish soap jugs
Rose Lake Pottery makes matched sets of drinking glasses/handle-less mugs
Very clever Salt Rocks from Rose Lake Pottery
Garlic from Meldrum Creek’s Rabbit Hill Farm
Late summer raspberries from Rabbit Hill Farm
An assortment of greens from Rabbit Hill Farm
Savoy cabbage, carrots – Ulrich Suter’s Rabbit Hill Farm
Wise advice from our Swiss baker Annette Fischer!
One of our talented entertainers plays the electric cello
Freshly baked cheese buns start the day off right – Blue Spoon Catering
Tasty cookies from Blue Spoon
Blue Spoon’s appetizing antipasto
Jumbo sweet black cherries and white Rainier cherries from Garden of Eden Orchard in Penticton
Blackberries and blueberries from the Fraser Valley
Fruit for snacking from Penticton’s Garden of Eden Orchard
Bulk fruit for canning – Garden of Eden Orchard
Early morning at the Market ~ August 2018
Original farmers’ market sign circa 1995, sunflowers and Russian Island painting by Debbie Lloyd of Whiskey Creek Acres
An assortment of artisan objects from Debbie Lloyd of Whiskey Creek Acres
Debbie Lloyd’s handmade baskets are always in high demand – this one is bulrush with a hand-carved juniper handle
Sunflowers and carrots – treats for body and soul! Slow Train Farm
A young carrot expert provides Market quality control. (She approves.)
Tracy Bauer is a very busy baker!
Tracy Bauer is the Market’s “Crazy Pie Lady” – check out her butter tarts!
Tempting tarts from Tracy – our Nutty Baker/Crazy Pie Lady
Perfect pies from a pro – Tracy the “Crazy Pie Lady”
Granny squares in retro-bright colours by Doodle-Bug Designs
Raggedy Anns by Joan McKay of Doodle-Bug Designs
Macrame revival at Doodle-Bug Designs
Rustic barnboard pictures by Kate Laukkanen
Kate’s Finnish Baking
Giant Dreamcatcher by Michelle Rennie
Earth Dance Botanicals Fragrant Body Sprays
Earth Dance Botanical Natural Earth Scents
Petunias beautifully bloom for Horsefly’s Frank Wijma!
Colourful flowers from Frank’s Plants & Produce
Can you see the different morel types pictured here? In our region of North America, Morchella deliciosa/esculenta/conica comes in different shapes and colours, including Western Blonde, Western Grey, and Black/Conica/Konica
May brought bags of fresh morel mushrooms from the forest surrounding Whiskey Creek Acres
Bumper crops of morels this year were a result of 2017’s wildfires – Raeanna Layfield was picking them by the bucketful!
Wildflowers decorate a mushroom vendor’s table
Baby beets from Slow Train Farm
Sweet peas from Bigfoot Farm
Columbines from Hill Farm Nursery
Early season crops – chard, peas, rhubarb
Rosy red rhubarb from Whiskey Creek Acres
Grass-fed and grass-finished beef from Hanceville Cattle Co.
Freshly roasted coffee from Uncle Paul’s Gourmet Blends roastery at Big Lake
Scrubbies by Vonny
Doing dishes is better with COLOUR!
Dryer balls are made of sheep’s wool – naturally eco friendly!