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.
By who?: Urfa Alkana & Rebekka Miles
What is Azra’s Kitchen?: Specialty foods company – including, but not limited to, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free foods
Where can I find Azra’s Kitchen products?: Coming soon to Generation Green!
What can I sample at Love Local MB?: Veggie deluxe patties and sliders!
Fun Fact: Azra is the middle name of the founder, Urfa Alkana
By who?: All employees contribute to the success of Bothwell Cheese!
What is Bothwell?: Cheese processor
Where can I find Bothwell cheese?: Large chain and independent retailers across Canada, and Bothwell Cheese Shop, New Bothwell, South East Manitoba
What can I sample at Love Local MB?: Red Hot Chili Pepper Jack, Smoke Gouda, and a few more surprise flavours to tantalize the senses!
Fun Fact: Bothwell Cheese has nearly 25 varieties of cheese available including a Non-GMO Project verified line of cheese.
By who?: Jeremy is the meat wizard, Megan is the queen of the social scene, and Steve rocks the graphic & multimedia design
What does Mr. Biltong make?: Biltong and stokkie (South African-style beef jerky)
Where can I find Mr. Biltong beef jerky?: Park Line Coffee and Prairie Box
What can I sample at Love Local MB?: Deliciously tender biltong in 3 flavours: orignal, spicy cayenne, and red-hot habanero
Fun Fact: Jeremy fell in love with biltong while living in South Africa, and has eaten A LOT of it over the past 10 years. Beef is his favourite, but he also tried chicken, deer, ostrich, crocodile, warthog, kudu, eland, springbok, and wildebeest!
By who?: Kim – owner and preserving queen
What does Flora & Farmer make?: fancy preserves – spreads, pickles, fermented sauerkraut
Where can I find Flora & Farmer?: Storefront Preserve opening spring 2018!
What can I sample at Love Local MB?: Low sugar spreads and applekraut
Fun Fact: The name flora & farmer comes from the fact that fermented foods are great for our gut flora and the importance of farmers in our food system!
By who?: Jason Kang – owner and master distiller & Jesse – general manager
What is Capital K?: Craft Distillery
Where is Capital K?: 3-1680 Dublin Ave, Winnipeg, MB
What can I sample at Love Local MB?: Capital K’s Tall Grass spirits – with vodka and gin.
Fun Fact: Capital K uses 100% Manitoba wheat in its production of wheat spirits, and sources as many ingredients as possible from Manitoba.