Tony first made his journey from Italy in 1904. By 1908 he bought a block from the South Kelowna Land and Orchard Company. At the time he paid 50 cents an acre. It was situated on Casorso Road and part of it was on Swamp Road. They farmed for many years when his wife, Anna Maria Ollino took ill and was sent to New Westminster, BC to recover. She died December 22, 1916. Antonio was left to raise his two children, Carlotta Risso born in 1900 and Lorenzo Secondo 'Gundo' Risso born in 1908. Antonio died March 22, 1961 in Kelowna. He entrusted the farm to his son Gundo. Gundo and his family remained on the farm where he died August 17, 1969.