Generation Green, a presenting sponsor of Love Local MB 2018, is excited to bring you a series we’ve titled Love Local MB – Meet the Vendors! This series will preview the vendors, and entrepreneurs of the 5th annual Love Local MB, taking place on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018.
Love Local MB 2018 -Meet the Vendors! IV is excited to present to you Gold Bone, Perfect Pierogies, Cooks Creek Kimchi, Manitoba Harvest, and the Canadian Birch Syrup Company.
By who?: Mike Germaniuk and Faye Armstrong
What is Gold Bone?: Bone broth with locally-sourced, all natural ingredients
Where can I find Gold Bone?: Various farmers markets, and scheduled pick-ups
What can I sample at Love Local MB?: Flagship bison bone broth
Fun Fact: We also call bone broth drinkable botox, because it is full of skin-beautifying collagen!
By who?: James Aitkenhead – CEO
What is Perfect Pierogies?: Traditional home-style perogy manufacturer
Where can I find Perfect Pierogies?: Throughout Manitoba and Winnipeg – Sobeys, Save-on foods, Red River Co-op, and more.
What can I sample at Love Local MB?: 5 flavours of perogies – potato and cheddar, cottage cheese, sauerkraut, feta cheese and spinach, spicy chili pepper.
Fun Fact: Glendon, Alberta is home to a 6000 pound perogy, which stands 25 feet tall and 20 feet around. It was built in 1991 and still stands sturdy today!
By who?: Robert Marusyk – the founder and producer. Viktor Maruskyk – producer and tech specialist
What does Cooks Creek Kimchi make?: Kimchi
Where is Cooks Creek Kimchi located?: Cooks Creek, Manitoba
What can I sample at Love Local MB?: Our traditional, Korean style kimchi
Fun Fact: Kimchi is a fermented food. It is ranked as one of the world’s top ten super foods due to its extremely high content of both probiotics and prebiotics.
By who?: At Manitoba Harvest, we partner with over 100 Canadian Farmers and employ over 130 Canadians
What is Manitoba Harvest?: Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods is the world’s largest hemp foods manufacturer to grow, make, and sell our own line of hemp food products
Where can I find Manitoba Harvest?: Your local grocery store, health food store, and online at manitobaharvest.com
What can I sample at Love Local MB?: Toasted Hemp Seeds and Hemp Hearts
Fun Fact: Among thousands of manufacturing facilities across Canada, Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods is 1 of 5 to achieve the highest rating among food safety & quality certifications.
By who? Rory and Glenda Hart – Crafters of fine birch syrup
What is The Canadian Birch Company?: We make gourmet quality pure birch syrup and birch specialty products such as Birch Bacon Jam, Birch Whiskey Toffee Sauce and Birch BBQ Sauce
Where can I find Canadian Birch Company products?: We have an online store on our website. We sell at Red River Co-op, Generation Green, Kenaston Wine Market, The Boutique at the Canadian Museum of Human Rights and many more
What can I sample at Love Local MB 2018?: We always have all of our products available for sampling along with a special delectable highlighting one of our products. Which one will it be this year? You have to come to find out!
Fun Fact: Did you know that it takes 140 litres of sap to make 1 litre of Birch Syrup – 3.5 times that of Maple?