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Hop down to Tall Grass & Grass Roots
for Easter specials

Spring is in the air, and across Winnipeg, people are getting out and greeting their neighbours in the sunshine. This season brings many reasons for celebration, notably Easter. Let us help you enjoy your family traditions with special festive treats from Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company and Grass Roots Prairie Kitchen.
As we prepare for our annual savoury spring seasonal specials, drop in and order your butter lambs now, because they invariably disappear as quickly as we make them! 
Tall Grass Bread Company
  • Hot cross buns: the familiar spicy, fruit-laden bun we look forward to all year
  • Christopomo bread: a Greek Orthodox tradition, this sweet bread is rich in butter, eggs, and flavoured with anise
  • Saffron bread: a gentle, elegantly braided bread, mixed with raisins, saffron, and a hint of orange
  • Tall Grass fruit bread: enjoy the taste of cranberries, raisins, and fruit peel in a lovely light dough
  • Butter lambs: a classic European wooden butter mold is used to form these much-loved delights
  • Easter chick cookies: their beaks and feet are decorated with chocolate – did we mention they're cute?
Grass Roots Prairie Kitchen
Drop in and pick up your favourite heat and eat at home meals, made in our kitchen using traditional recipes. They are available at our location in The Forks Market, and in the freezer at Tall Grass in Wolseley. Menu items are prepared on a rotating basis in limited quantities. To ensure that the dishes you want are available on the day you need them, please phone ahead with your order.
  • Lamb stew: hearty and inspired by centuries of rural home cooking
  • Lamb meatballs: a perfect standout on a table featuring your favourite Easter foods
  • Polenta: corn meal is the foundation for this comfort side dish
  • Ham and scalloped potatoes: a classic tradition evoking childhood memories
  • Puffed pastry-wrapped brie: a delicate and indulgent pastry enveloping a rich soft cheese

Hot Cross Buns!

These 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 tastes good.

Hot 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 include:
  • Half-pint black bean chili
  • Shepherd's pie, made with local organic bison
  • 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. Choose from:
  • 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 Grass family

If you can't, we can!

Who 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 a heritage.
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.

Our hours

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

  • OPEN every day, 7 days a week*
  • Mondays through Thursdays 7 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Fridays 7 AM - 9 PM
  • Saturdays and Sundays 7 AM - 6:30 PM

Grass Roots Prairie Kitchen at The Forks Market

  • 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 - 6:30 PM

* 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)

This page updated May, 2018

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