Visit Us at the Orchard or at the Penticton Farmer’s Market

Penticton Farmer’s Market Operates every Saturday from 8:30 -1:00 on Main Street (Down by the Water Front)

Treat yourself to the Tastes, Sights, Smells & Sounds of the farmer’s market. An excellent opportunity to just stroll and enjoy the Okanagan. If you miss us, you can always visit the farm to get what you need in our Barn.

Come and visit even if you don’t want to buy anything and we’ll be happy to take you on a tour of the orchard.

Open 7 days a week.

Find “Everything Cherry” in our Orchard Store (Lower Level of the Barn)

What does the CC stand for?

Many people ask us about the CC in CC Orchards.  Originally, it was just Ciaramella & Ciaramella – aka:  Trish & Joe.

We have to admit though, that we have received many guesses and suggestions from friends and family over the years.  The list has now grown to include:
•  Ciaramella & Ciaramella
•  Ciaramella Cherries
•  Crazy Calgarians
•  Colossal Cherries
•  Crazy about Cherries
•  Character & Creativity
•  Canadian Cherries

If you’ve got some of your own ideas you’d like to share, just drop us a line.

Balsamic Pickled Cherries

The Balsamic vinegar from these Pickled Sweet Cherries takes on a sweet cherry flavor and makes a tasty vinaigrette to drizzle over grilled pork tenderloin or a fresh garden salad.  The cherries are perfect for snacking, eating in a salad, piled on top of brined & grilled pork chops or over a toasted baguette slice topped with goat cheese (my favorite!).

Buy them ready made or try pickling them yourself with some fresh cherries.

Balsamic Pickled Cherries

Okanagan Noir Chocolate Sozzled Cherry Cookies

This delicious recipe was created by Naramata blogger and Food & Wine Trails writer Elaine Davidson. It was inspired after a taste of the brand new line of artisan chocolate being created at Okanagan College’s Pastry and Culinary Arts Program!   Featured as well in the recipe are our own CC Orchards Dried Cherries.

Give it a try.  I’m sure you’ll love the cookies.

Link to the Recipe.

Cherry Hazelnut Biscotti

Biscotti are twice-baked cookies (or biscuits) originating in the Italian city of Prato. The biscuits are oblong-shaped, made dry and crunchy by cutting the loaf of dough while still hot and fresh from the first oven baking.

Created originally to survive long sea voyages with minimal spoilage by virtue of their low moisture content, eating them is usually associated with dunking them in espresso coffee.  Whether you eat them As Is, dunk them in coffee, milk or wine, just enjoy.

Cherry Hazelnut Biscotti

What To Do with Cherry Trees

People are often surprised at what we’ve been able to do with our beautiful cherry trees.

Here is a list of what we’ve come up with thus far:

  • Fresh Cherries (Vans, Stellas, Lambert, Lapins, Rainiers, Sweetheart)
  • Dried Cherries (Red & White)
  • Cherry Jams, Preserves & Jellies (Whole Cherries – Red & White)
  • Chocolate Covered Dried Cherries
  • Dried Cherry Stem Tea Infusion
  • Cherry Wood
    • Pizza Oven Wood
    • BBQ Smoker Bits
    • Fire Wood
    • Fire Starters / Craft Creation Bundles
    • Mulch
    • Clay Pottery Ash Flux
    • Carvings & Turnings
    • Dog Bones
  • Cherry Pits
    • Landscaping Cover
    • Neck Warmer/Chiller
  • Cherry Topping
  • Cherry Salsa
  • Cherry Oil
  • Cherry VinegarBalsamic Reduction
  • Deserts
    • Cherry Danish
    • Cherry Cheese Cake
    • Cherry Bundle Delights
      • … see all our recipes
  • Cherry Wine
  • Cherry Liquor

Have some new ideas?  We’d love to hear them.