From the beginning, co-founders Jorg and Anette Engel were ready to settle into their new home and contribute to the Penticton community.
Establishing Gratify to “make nutritious yet famously delicious treats so you can indulge better”, Connie and Ryan Oickle are grateful for Penticton, which as a small city offers big rewards.
Brodo Kitchen’s Chef Paul Cecconi notes, “In Penticton and the South Okanagan there is a lot going on now that’s exciting: more cool things, restaurants, coffee shops, big attractions.”
The feeling of belonging and contributing to community permeates all operations of The Bench Market today. Whether it is building connections to farmers and artisans, supporting local events and charities, or greeting customers warmly each day, the Glynes are all in.
While it was an incredible feat, Phileas Fogg really missed out on something during his 80-day around the world whirlwind adventure.