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Making your holiday orders

We know how busy you are during this festive season. We can help out. Choose from our seasonal specials and regular favourites to share at your gatherings with colleagues, friends and family.

Come in to place your orders in person at any of our locations or simply call us. Then you can cross one more thing off your to-do list and ensure that you’ll have your favourite foods and treats during the holidays.

These specials are available throughout the holiday season, some into January.

Baked goods and sweets - Tall Grass Bread Company
859 Westminster in Wolseley 204-783-5097 or at The Forks Market: 204-957-5097

Pickles, preserves and prepared meals to take home - Grass Roots Prairie Kitchen
The Forks Market: 204-942-5097

Perogies and cabbage rolls - Baba’s Tall Grass Pantry
The Forks Market: 204-947-5097

Christmas specials at Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company

  • The Tall Grass Fruit Cake
    Fruit and nut laden - we follow all the best traditions with this recipe. The fruit is aged in brandy and fresh cider before being carefully baked, and yes, we do wrap it in cheesecloth soaked with apricot brandy. Enjoy!
  • Vinaterta
    We thank the Icelandic community for this delicious treat. We especially thank Carrie and her grandmother for teaching us their time-honoured method. Also available without icing.
  • Christopomo Bread
    An ancient bread from the Greek Orthodox, rich in butter, eggs, honey and anise, decorated with almonds.
  • Tall Grass Fruit Bread
    When you add fruit to a lovely light bread dough there is a sweet simple harmony that blesses the senses.
  • Special Cookies
    Mocha Kisses: A delightful blend of butter, chocolate, coffee and sugar. Share them!
    Russian Tea Biscuits: This royal shortbread creation is made with butter and crushed pecans.
    Hazelnut Chocolate Dream: Indulge yourself and your guests in this rich, buttery hazelnut cookie dipped in chocolate.
    Florentines: It’s wonderful what you can make with chocolate, candied orange peel and almonds!
  • King’s Cake
    Our January special features a tradition of the Middle Ages, baking a ‘treasure’ into this cake to reward its finder as King/Queen for the day.

Christmas specials at Grass Roots Prairie Kitchen

  • Cranberry Relish
    A great accompaniment for turkey dishes and a tasty alternative to cranberry sauce. Complete your holiday table with this zesty delight.
  • Tourtière
    Traditionally made with a pork/beef combination, we have replaced the beef with Manitoba bison to put our own spin on this French-Canadian classic.
  • Complete Traditional Turkey Feast
    The meal we look forward to all year, adapted for one or two diners. Roast turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy and carrots for you to heat up at home.
  • Plum Pudding with Sauce
    This dessert reminds us of Christmases past. Served with a rich sauce it makes your feast complete. Long ago, during the making of the pudding, a wish was stirred-in by every family member.
  • Mincemeat
    A nod to English festive culture, this delectible vegetarian mixture of chopped, dried fruit, distilled spirits and spices is sold in gift-worthy jars. Also available by special order baked into tarts or in larger containers.
  • Bottled sunshine for Christmas
    We feature our very own fresh cold-pressed Manitoba grown 100% organic Sunflower Oil throughout our baking and cooking, as well as in bottles to take home. Made on site at Grass Roots Prairie Kitchen.

Christmas specials at Baba's Tall Grass Pantry

Imagine perogies this Christmas
Serving Ukrainian and Eastern European cuisine from a prairie perspective, with the goodness of Tall Grass Bakery in every bite. Take a break from your gift shopping or other outdoor fun to enjoy a hot meal at our location in The Forks Market. Perogies and cabbage rolls can be picked up chilled or frozen to prepare at home. These are also available from the freezer at Tall Grass Bakery in Wolseley.

  • Prairie Perogies
    • Aged Bothwell cheddar and potato
    • Cottage cheese with fresh dill
    • Sauerkraut
  • Cabbage Rolls
    • Brown rice and Manitoba bison
    • Buckwheat vegetarian
  • and more
    • Traditional boiled kutia* for the holidays
    • Manitoba red beet borscht
    • Wild blueberry dessert perogies

* Kutia is the first dish of the 12 traditional dishes served after the sighting of the first star in the sky on sviaty vechir (Ukrainian Christmas Eve, January 6th). Customarily, everyone at the table shares in this delightful ly simple combination of boiled wheat, sweetened with honey and embellished with poppy seeds and nuts. Kutia symbolizes prosperity, peace and good health.

Crave a Perogy? Try Baba’s Tall Grass Pantry

Does your mouth water at the mere thought of perogies and cabbage rolls? That desire can now be satisfied at Baba’s Tall Grass Pantry, the newest food kiosk in The Forks Market.

Serving Ukrainian and Eastern European food from a prairie perspective, the inspiration for Baba’s Tall Grass Pantry comes from Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company - with its continuous passion and commitment to fresh, natural, local and organic ingredients.

Baba’s Pantry patrons can enjoy steaming borscht, a hot vegetarian or meat meal of perogies and cabbage rolls, local farmers’ sausage which is nitrate free, wonderful salads and even dessert perogies made with local wild blueberries. and topped with a vanilla sauce.

In addition to the hot meals, at Baba’s Tall Grass Pantry at The Forks Market pre-cooked and frozen perogies, as well as cabbage rolls are available.

At the Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company in Wolseley - pre-cooked or frozen perogies are ready to take home and prepare for your table.

Baba’s Pantry may be reached by telephone at 204-947-5097.

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

Baba's Tall Grass Pantry 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, and the 10 days before Christmas, 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)

Thu, Nov 27, 2014


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