Saturday we tried a new Winnipeg coffee shop and bakery that just opened! It is named after Hildegard of Bingen a German composer, poet, writer, mystic and abbess who lived from 1098 to 1179 and was canonized as a saint in 2012. In some of her writings Hildegard extolled the benefits of a grain called spelt. Hildegard’s Bakery specializes in spelt goods.
Hildegard’s is on the corner of Portage and Maryland and is housed in an old building with huge windows that let in tons of light. There are plants everywhere. I was intrigued by a cool living art piece on the wall.