Visitors to the Okanagan’s Golden Mile, home to British Columbia’s most celebrated wineries, might be surprised to glimpse a greenhouse tucked into the rolling vineyard landscape. But perhaps it should come as no surprise that the same high light and low humidity that nurture Canada’s finest wine grapes also yield some of its best-tasting organic greenhouse vegetables.
Shortly after Kan Randhawa immigrated to Canada from India in 1978, he took a job as a farm worker in BC’s Lower Mainland. He soon purchased five acres of his own, where he began growing raspberries. Over time, Kan added land and diversified into greenhouse seedless cucumber and pepper production. Today, along with his sons Ajay, Vijay and Amit, Kan grows in 48 acres of greenhouses, producing under the SunSelect brand.
Varies by type, and ranges from small, snacking style tomatoes to rich, red oval clusters.
Varies by type. Smaller tomatoes tend to be sweetest. Romas offer rich tomato flavor and slice well.
Grape, Cherry, Gourmet medley in the Outrageously Fresh brand. Also Amorosa / Cocktail, Sweetom, Roma on-the-vine.
Small, with snowy-white flesh and dark red skin.
Sweet and crunchy.
Medium to large, round and bright green.
Tart, juicy and very firm.
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Bright, shiny and firm. Available in yellow, orange and red.
Crisp and juicy, spicy-sweet pepper taste with firm skin. The lighter the color, the sweeter the flavor.
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Medium and round, harvested four to six per cluster with the vines attached. Available in red, yellow and orange.
Firm and juicy with a sweet tomato flavor. The brighter the color, the higher the sugar level and the lower the acidity.
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