Businesses

Firebean Coffee Roasters

Firebean Coffee Roasters

If you enjoy local coffee, then you probably know Firebean Coffee Roasters. The small-batch Yukon roaster is bringing old school techniques to the forefront of the northern coffee roasting scene. Sole proprietor Michael Russo calls his small business a case of “accidental entrepreneurship”. What started out as a hobby has…

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Aroma Borealis

Aroma Borealis

Since 1998, Aroma Borealis has provided locally made natural herbal health and aromatherapy products to Yukoners. Their products are a reflection of the northern boreal forest and the people who live here. They also strive to create products that are kind to the Earth, and this environmental commitment extends into…

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The Poor Creature

The Poor Creature

“Life is for all poor creatures to enjoy. Good food helps.” If you’ve been to the new NorthLight Innovation Hub on 2nd Avenue you might have noticed a little corner cafe has set up shop. The Poor Creature opened its doors on December 3, 2018 and serves up delicious plant-based…

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Riverside Grocery

Riverside Grocery

Guest post alert! We asked the folks at Riverside Grocery to tell us about their Zero Waste efforts – here’s their story!   Moving towards Zero Waste has been a work in progress for us. Beginning with single use plastic grocery bags, we continue to brainstorm ways to eliminate more…

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Fahrenheit Hair

Fahrenheit Hair

Maybe you have heard the buzz around Whitehorse lately about a certain salon doing things a little differently. Indeed, Chantelle Tarapaski and her team at Fahrenheit Hair are leading the way when it comes to waste diversion. Fahrenheit is the only salon in the Yukon to be designated a Green…

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