Find inspiration in this colorful book that invites you to slow down and explore the Okanagan Valley from a local’s point of view. Whether it’s spying a rare canyon wren, cycling the historic Kettle Valley Railroad across heart-stopping trestle bridges, or hiking through fields of spring flowers, travel alongside the authors as they draw you into the exquisite, unforgettable experience of savoring one of Canada’s most beautiful destinations.
Generously offering a compilation of the Okanagan Valley’s best food, drink, and recreation spots, Okanagan Slow Road reveals treasured local culinary secrets: crusty double-baked bread from rural bakeries, lavender-infused pepper from hillside farms, and dark red cherries from the area’s multitude of bountiful orchards. And, of course, the world-renowned winesafter all, what would delicious local food be without famous vintages from the unique Okanagan terroir?
First published in 2014, this completely updated edition of Okanagan Slow Road includes a list of the many wineries worth visiting as well as a list of the area’s farmers’ markets.
|Publisher:||Heritage Group Distribution|
|Edition description:||Revised Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Bernadette McDonald is the author of eight books on mountaineering and mountain culture. She has received numerous mountain writing awards, including Italy’s ITAS Prize (2010), and is a two-time winner of India’s Kekoo Naoroji Award for mountain literature (2008 and 2009). In 2011 Bernadette’s book Freedom Climbers won the Grand Prize at the Banff Mountain Book Festival (Canada), the Boardman Tasker Prize (UK) and the American Alpine Club’s H. Adams Carter Literary Award.
Karolina Born-Tschümperlin was born in Lucerne, Switzerland, and moved to Canada in 1995. She studied at the University of Cambridge and at l'Université Paris-Sorbonne, and holds a degree in modern foreign languages from the Dolmetscherschule Basel. With her husband, Doug, and her dog, Otis, she owns a small lavender farm in Naramata, BC. In her spare time, she paints and plays various instruments with her band, Slapdog Four plus Joe.