Foxtrot Market, a modern-day convenience store, is celebrating Women’s History Month this March, by highlighting their large assortment of female led and owned businesses throughout all categories carried on their shelves.
In addition, Foxtrot will host a virtual wine tasting on Wednesday, March 24 with women in the wine industry led by Kristy Wenz, a Chicago-based wine and travel writer, educator for Go-Wine, SkillPop, the American Wine School and assistant winemaker at a Southwest Michigan winery. Guest hosts include Jen Pelka, founder of UNE FEMME; Samantha Sheehan, winemaker and proprietor of Poe Wines and the guest winemaker for UNE FEMME The Callie Sparkling Rosé, Ultraviolet; and Pam Walden of Willful.
Foxtrot’s partnership with Dana Cowin will feature her favorite female-owned brands on Foxtrot’s shelves for the entire month. Foxtrot will also donate a portion of sales of these featured products purchased at any Foxtrot location to Hot Bread Kitchen whose mission is to create economic opportunity through careers in food. Cowin is a former longtime Editor-in-Chief of Food & Wine, host of podcast Speaking Broadly and now creator of Giving Broadly, a website to highlight products by female entrepreneurs.
Foxtrot carries a wide variety of female owned brands including winemakers, food makers and lifestyle/gifting brands. Female Winemaker products include UNE FEMME The Callie Sparkling Rosé, Willful Wine – Pinot Noir, Marine Dubard – Le Mont Sauvignon Blanc, and Luli Pinot Noir. Food products such as Jeni’s Ice Cream, Pineapple Collaborative Olive Oil, Partake Cookies, The Crispery, Legally Addictive Milk Bar are available at the market.
Gifting: To make it easier on those who plan to gift, Foxtrot will also offer a specially curated gift box with an assortment of these women owned products for the month of March ($75) that will include: Luli Rose, Partake Cookies, The Brooklyn Candle Company and Greater Goods. Another all women owned product basket will be available, the Italian Dinner – Homemade gnocchetti, a complementing bottle of wine, and a custom fragrance for an Italian-themed date night.