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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Goodness for Body & Soul: McChristie’s Handcrafted Soaps
Nov21

Goodness for Body & Soul: McChristie’s Handcrafted Soaps

The last two decades have seen a rise in the variety in soaps that can be purchased. From different shapes and colours to various aromas and special ingredients, soaps have become a popular gift item among many. Whether for birthdays, Christmas or baby showers, soap is a gift that remains practical. But how can we be so sure that your soap products are made without the use of those harsh chemicals we hear so often about? Well, this...

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Vendor Profile:  Jangle Sisters Jewels
Nov15

Vendor Profile: Jangle Sisters Jewels

Jangle Sisters Jewels is pleased to be a part of the bustling scene at the Thunder Bay Country Market. Thanks to our dedicated customers and their appreciated word of mouth advertising, we’ve been able to grow and improve our home-business in a positive way! While we’re still tremendously passionate about the creation of our European bracelets, we’re now proud to offer our Jangle Sisters Jewels ~ KARMA collection “what goes...

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Sleepy G Farm: Ecologically-Raised Food
Nov14

Sleepy G Farm: Ecologically-Raised Food

Off of Highway 11/17 east of Thunder Bay lies the small community of Pass Lake. It’s here where Sleepy G Farm owners Brendan Grant and Marcelle Paulin have been farming for over 7 years. Building on their experience year after year, Sleepy G Farm has become a flourishing operation which provides clean, fresh and organic vegetables to market shoppers and many  families in Thunder Bay and surrounding communities. Brendan and...

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New to the Market: The Octilius Group
Nov07

New to the Market: The Octilius Group

At the Thunder Bay Market, we can’t stress enough how many talented artists and artisans we are proud to feature in our lineup of vendors. All are unique in their own way, which provides the market with the unique shopping experience it has become over the years. Without our artisans, we certainly wouldn’t have the variety of products we have today. Our feature this week falls onto two of our newer members to our group of...

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