Hank Markgraf

Hank grew up on the family orchard in Kelowna, British Columbia. Looking after apples, pears and cherries in his younger days was his inspiration to study horticulture. Hank attended Washington State University and obtained his degree in Horticulture. Following his graduation Hank started working as a Fieldman / Advisor for BC Tree Fruits, working closely with growers in the Okanagan Valley on Apples, Pears and Cherries. Hank is now the Horticultural Manager at BC Tree Fruits and continues working with growers as well is continuing to run the family orchard.


  • BC Tree Fruits Cooperative
    1473 Water Street, Kelowna, BC Canada V1Y 1J6


  • Telephone: 250-470-4228