spiced, sweet buns are baked leading up to Easter
Sunday, April 21st. Trays of the traditional
fruit-laden buns are being pulled from our ovens
in Wolseley and at The Forks every day.
Hot cross buns have a long history in our society.
Originally part of the vernal, or spring, equinox,
they were later absorbed into the Christian faith,
with the addition of the cross symbol. It was
thought that these buns, in conjunction with a
prayer, would protect the family from fire, vermin,
accidents, and shipwreck. Insurance that
Watch this spot as we get closer to Easter, for
more baking specials!
meals at Grass Roots
Come to the
kitchen! – that's Grass Roots Prairie Kitchen,
where we're introducing hot meals, hearty and
ready to eat. Our daily features include both a
meat and a vegetarian dish, selected from a wide
variety of delicious, traditional recipes. We
make them daily, so come by and give one a try.
Depending on the day, our featured items might
- Half-pint black bean chili
- Shepherd's pie, made with local organic
- Chickpea potato stew
- Mac and cheese
- Turkey pot pie
- Vegetarian or bison lasagne
- Three-rice pilaf
- and more…
Also at Grass Roots, check out our fine
selection of heat-and-eat foods, to take home.
- Hearty oven-ready meals
- Wholesome gourmet soups
- Baba's perogies
Also add to your
table with house-made salads, preserves,
Nature's Farm noodles, and lots more.
Local food. Made from scratch.
Grass Roots Prairie Kitchen is part of the Tall
If you can't, we
has the time for traditional canning, the
way Granny did it? We do!
At Grass Roots Prairie Kitchen we
follow the time-honoured steps to bring you
delicious local canning from the farm to the table.
Come and watch us at Grass Roots in The Forks Market
as we bring you this prairie custom. At Grass Roots,
we are preserving more than food. We are preserving
Try these delicious choices:
- Apple and wild cranberry jam
- Manitoba saskatoon jam
- Apricot sunrise jam
- Homestyle apple sauce
- Rhubarb apple chutney
- Salsas (mild, medium, or hot)
- Homestyle dill pickles
- Bread and butter pickles
- Pickled beets
- and much, much more!
A selection of our canned items are also
available at Tall Grass in Wolseley,
859 Westminster Avenue,
and Tall Grass at The Forks Market.
Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company in
Wolseley (859 Westminster)
- Mondays through Fridays 7 AM - 6 PM
- Saturdays 7 AM - 5 PM
- Sundays and all holidays - CLOSED
Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company at
The Forks Market
Grass Roots Prairie Kitchen at The
- OPEN every day, 7 days a week*
- Mondays through Thursdays 9:30
AM - 6:30 PM
- Fridays 9:30 AM - 9 PM
- Saturdays and Sundays 9:30 AM -
* All Forks Market locations
- During July and August, we are open later,
until 9 PM, every day except Sundays (6:30 PM).
- We are open most holidays except for
the following days:
- Remembrance Day (November 11)
- Christmas Day (December 25)
- Boxing Day (December 26)
- New Years Day (January 1)
page updated May, 2018