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Blog: Suppliers

Espanola Coffee Roasters

We'd like to introduce you to Dan, the founder of Espanola Coffee Roasters! Dan has always loved great coffee. Since he was unable to find freshly roasted, high quality coffee in his immediate area, he began to roast for himself and his family. After 6 or 7 years of...

Heartwood Kombucha

We'd like to introduce you to one of our local suppliers who is [very] close to home - Heartwood Kombucha! Before this awesome local Kombucha business came to be, Connor (the founder) had been making his own homemade brew for several years as a hobby. His friends’...

Modest Makings

We are proud to highlight a local artist, Heather Galea, the maker behind Modest Makings. The Artist Heather is a self-taught artist, who has found great clarity and serenity in studying and learning all the delicate details in nature. Through this exploration she has...

Purvis Fisheries

Featuring Purvis Fisheries, a well-known & loved business here on Manitoulin Island, with a fascinating history. Purvis Fisheries is a proudly owned family business, now in their fifth generation. They value harvesting fish in a sustainable way, and have a...

St. Joseph Island Coffee Roasters

We’d like to introduce you to the lovely couple who founded St. Joseph Island Coffee Roasters – Shane and Heather. While living in Calgary, they found an old farmhouse for sale on St. Joseph Island and started dreaming of a simpler life. St. Joe’s is Manitoulin’s...

Wild Solutions

We’d like to introduce you to Andrea & Braidy of Wild Solutions – the wilderness-loving couple who venture deep into the woods of Northern Ontario to bring you your Chaga tea! "At Wild Solutions, we bring you the nourishment of the forest with our ethically...

Cheeky Heifer

Meet the island family behind Cheeky Heifer Farms! This family-owned farm just outside of beautiful Providence Bay is operated by Mike and Angela Johnston. From time to time their two younger sons, Parker and Spencer, will help out with the business, sometimes not so...

Maiden Manitoulin

We’d like to introduce you to the wonderfully wild woman behind Maiden Manitoulin - Jesse. “With bare, deeply rooted feet, the skilled and knowledgeable hands of an Herbalist, natural gardener and worshipper of the Old Ways, Maiden Manitoulin honours and respects the...

Three Forks Farms

Three Forks Farms is an organic farm that recently moved to the island. The farm is owned and operated by Eric Blondin and Peggy Baillie, who have worked in the food system for over 15 years, and have operated Three Forks since 2015. They both have a deep-rooted love...