Most Winnipeggers are familiar with the Tall Grass Prairie Bread Co-op story. Starting in a church basement Tall Grass Prairie soon had a successful store in the Wolseley neighbourhood.
The unexpected immediate success they experienced was welcome, but became a problem when they could not keep up with demand because of the capacity of their production equipment and the size of their working space.
The Jubilee Fund provided a loan guarantee to expand the footprint of the Wolseley store and purchase the equipment needed to meet the public demand for their products. The recipe for the cinnamon buns has not changed but their ability to access credit to expand their operations at the Forks has. Jubilee is proud to have helped Tall Grass Prairie grow into the Winnipeg icon it is today.