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Love Local MB 2018 – Meet the Vendors! V

February 16, 2018

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! V is excited to present to you Azra’s Kitchen, Bothwell Cheese, Mr. Biltong, Flora & Farmer, and Capital K Distillery.Azra's Kitchen

Azra's KitchenEstablished: 2017

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

Bothwell Cheese

Bothwell Cheese productEstablished: 1936

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.

Mr. Biltong


Mr. BiltongEstablished: January 2017

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!

Flora & Farmer

Flora & Farmer


Established: 2013

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!


Capital K Distillery

Capital K DistilleryEstablished: 2016

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.


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