Fruit Picking in the Okanagan this summer? (1 Viewer)

LazyPenguin

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Hello lovely people! This is my first post here, but I've been lurking this site for years now. I'm making ideas of what to do with my summer, and as I'm already in BC, I'm thinking of spending the summer fruit picking in the Okanagan. I've heard cherries are where the money's at, and my plan is to do some renos on my old CRV to fit a bed and mini kitchen in the back where I can live in that. I've done some reading up on fruit picking in BC and talked to a buddy who did it a few years back, but I still have a few questions.

Seems like some farms are better than others. what should I look for when looking for work at one of these farms?

How long do you usually spend at one farm? are you moving around quite a bit?

I'm looking to hopefully save a bit of cash so I can head abroad once the pandemic chills out a bit. How much do newbies tend to make?

Also I'd love to hear any general stories of spending the summer fruit picking if youre keen to share. Much love!
 
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WanderLost

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If i were you I'd just trim weed instead. There are some farms in Omak, wa on green acres rd. Probably alot of other places in okanogan county too. Fruit picking is alot more physical, but if you're into that then go for it.
 

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