Quality Ethnic Dishes: Thai-Karen Cookhouse
Dec19

Quality Ethnic Dishes: Thai-Karen Cookhouse

Here at the Thunder Bay Country Market, we love to celebrate the diversity of our vendors and their products. Many of our vendors come from different backgrounds and upbringings, which is what makes the market such a diverse and special place. Not only can you find comfort foods which are recognizable within the Canadian culture, but you’ll find an even wider range of international dishes, prepared right here in our community,...

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Tastefully Baked: Jo-Mik Baking
Dec12

Tastefully Baked: Jo-Mik Baking

With the holiday season just around the corner, many are gearing up their kitchens for the festive cooking and baking that will be taking place over the next few weeks. And really, what are the holidays without those extra holiday treats that we all tend to over-indulge in? This weeks feature vendor falls on a vendor who provides just that. Jo-Mik Baking is always ready to provide supreme, homemade baking, not only for the holidays,...

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Goodness in Gouda: Thunder Oak Cheese Farm
Dec05

Goodness in Gouda: Thunder Oak Cheese Farm

For 21 years, Thunder Oak Cheese Farm, one of the original board members which began the market, has been providing goodness though their locally-made gouda cheese. This week we feature the Schep family and their contribution towards what has become a nationally-known but locally-made product. Thunder Oak Cheese Farm dates back the original recipe for their well-known Gouda cheese to The Netherlands, where original founders Jacob and...

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Keeping Tradition Alive: Thunder Bay Weavers and Spinners Guild
Nov28

Keeping Tradition Alive: Thunder Bay Weavers and Spinners Guild

As the cold winter months draw ever nearer, we are reminded of the reoccurring changes that must again take place within our households, which includes digging out the winter clothing. Warmer clothes are always a welcome once the daytime and nighttime temperatures begin to dip. Here at the Thunder Bay Country Market, we have plenty of artisans who are here to help you prepare for the winter months, including this week’s feature...

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McChristie’s Handcrafted Soaps
Nov21

McChristie’s Handcrafted Soaps

Goodness for Body & Soul Sharron McChristie, proud owner of McChristie’s Handcrafted Soaps, began her business venture long before she knew just how popular her products would become. “I started making homemade soap when [my son] Elliott was three (now seven) because of his dry skin and eczema. I wanted to reduce and wherever possible completely eliminate the harsh chemicals, cleaners, detergents etc. that we expose...

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