Michael Roberts of Winterlong Brewing in Whitehorse, Yukon

Podcast Episode 13 – Michael Roberts of Winterlong Brewing in Whitehorse

On today’s episode I sit down with Michael Roberts of Winterlong Brewing in Whitehorse, Yukon. We talk sourdoughs, food security, and the gifts and challenges of being a chef in Canada’s great North. We are sitting in the brewery, it is not open yet, and I am sipping on water because I sampled  one two many of their tasty beverages the day before!

Coming up: Tarek Bos-Jabbar of Solvest on being part of the solution to food security in the North

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