Create Simple Shopping
Winnipeg is full of shops that are focused on being green, sustainable and local! We wanted to break them down for you to make it easy for you to find where to shop in the city for food, bulk, fairtrade, reclaimed and environmentally-friendly items!
This list is definitely not complete as there are so many wonderful and great businesses out there! We will continue to add to the list as we come across businesses doing great work.
See something not included yet? Let us know and we’ll add it!
Organic Planet Worker Co-op
877 Westminster Avenue
A collective organic grocery store and a vegan deli. Shop organic food, bulk, home and body products.
Unit 100-433 Main Street
Shop eco-friendly and sustainable products from skin and body care, housewares, natural remedies and bulk items.
Public General Store
156 Sherbrook St.
Quality made and conscious sourced products including homeware, accessories, books and vintage items.
Made Here For You
L14 1 Lombard Place - Richardson Centre Concourse
Features items from over 90 local makers and artisans, including jewlery, men and women clothing, home decor, and food. A portion of all sales goes toward children’s charities across Manitoba.
Fullerton's Plain Goods
An online shop with a small curated selection of simple and useful products to help reduce waste and live more sustainably. They carry reusable straws, produce bags, containers, and more. Run by our friend Marisa Loreno and her husband, Cody Fullerton.
Made by Josephine
290 McDermot (4th floor)
Hand-made clothing, including dresses, shirts and coats. Clothing has loose fit and vintage silhouettes. Clothing is made from cotton, denim and sometimes vintage fabrics.
Shop Take Care
109 Osborne Street
Consignment clothing store that sells new and vintage pieces. They also sell ethically-sourced home good items and jewelry.
Sold at Kinship Studio - 2A-91 Albert St / online shop in the works
An eco fashion clothing brand focused on minimalist basics - tees, dresses, jackets and pants. Clothing made from organic cotton and bamboo.
Sarah Sue Design
Sold Online / Various Popup Shops
Minimalist basics using sustainable fabrics including linen, silk, cotton, bamboo and other eco-friendly textiles. It’s all small batch, with many items being hand-dyed.
Skincare and Makeup
Naked Skincare Apothecary
Online Shop / Available at various shops throughout city
High-quality, minimalist, plant-based skincare products. They also focus on educating you on different ingredients depending on your skin type.
Outlet Collection Winnipeg - 555 Sterling Lyon Parkway
Canadian brands focused on cruelty-free, envrionmently-friendly and ethical products. Shop online and in-store for skincare, makeup and beauty supplies.
290 McDermot Ave 6th floor
Nontoxic, sustainable, and ethical body care products. Carries lip balms, lotions, body scrubs, masks and more. All their products are inspired by medicinal plants in the North. They give 10 percent of their profits each year to Indigenous Climate Action
Vegan and vegetarian cuisine, focused on comfort eats. They are taking new twists on food classics and make all their vegan proteins and cheeses in house. They do a number of popup shops and have catering options.
Gourmet vegan cheese and seitan made-to-order through Generation Green. They make a variety of vegan cheeses like feta, mozzarella, hard cheddar and cream cheese. You can order every week.
Unit 100-433 Main Street
An extension of Generation Green, Acorn Cafe is a vegan cafe inside of Generation Green. It has daily specials, coffee, tea, sweets and snacks.
709 Corydon Avenue
Plant-based and gluten free cafe. They make everything from scratch for freshness, with the menu curated by a holistic nutritionist.
100-686 Portage Ave.
Bake healthy breads, biscuits, muffins, and sweets using local and healthy ingredients. They even have pizza using their wood-fried oven. They use ingredients from Integrity Foods, which you may be familiar with their pizza nights, they are located in Riverton, Manitoba.
Home Renos and Furniture
1042 Oxford Street West
22 acres of recycled and reclaimed building materials from demolition projects. They work closely with demolition crews to salvage as much materials as possible and divert building materials from ending up in the landfills.
ReStore - Habitat for Humanity
60 Archibald St / 1081 Ellice Ave
Receives new and used building materials donated by manufacturers, retailers, contractors and homeowners and then resells items to the general public at a reduced price. One hundred percent of the proceeds from purchases go to Habitat for Humanity Manitoba’s administration costs.
1318 Main St.
Vintage and consignment furniture and home decor store. Super great finds. No online shop, but does do DM’s on Instagram to purchase.