Eat Your Heartland Out: Touring Thunder Bay’s Craft Brewery Scene

Eat Your Heartland Out: Touring Thunder Bay’s Craft Brewery Scene
July 6, 2023 Capri S. Cafaro

Eat Your Heartland Out is a Taste Awards nominated  program about the intersection of food and culture in the American Midwest. The show is produced by the Heritage Radio Network, a leader in culinary audio storytelling and distributed on the Public Radio Exchange (PRX), which provides content to public radio affiliates across the United States. The show has aired on select NPR affiliates across the Midwest, and can be found every Sunday at 7pm E on Sirius XM Channel 147/Rural Radio. Eat Your Heartland Out is hosted by cookbook author and television personality Capri S. Cafaro. Cafaro is a contributor to Great Lakes Now as well as a Folkways Corps reporter for Inside Appalachia from West Virginia Public Radio.  

Touring Thunder Bay’s Craft Brewery Scene showcases the growing craft brewery scene in Thunder Bay and how food and drink are driving tourism to this northern Ontario town on the coast of Lake Superior.  Drea Mulligan, founder of Sleeping Giant Brewing Company, shares her story as part of the origin of the Thunder Bay craft brew industry.  And, travel professional Kerry Berlinquette discusses how tourism is growing in Thunder Bay thanks in part to brewery tours and festivals popping up in the area.  Learn more about this story by reading the GLN article here.


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Featured image: Photo courtesy of Meagan Roper 


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