t Lutje Winkel: Local traditional specialities
t Lutje Winkel is, besides the local supermarket for the inhabitants within the fortified village, also a place where you can find some traditional food products of the region.
What to buy: "Kruidkoek" (Spices Cake) from Groningen or the local Groninger saucages. Also "Groninger"mustard has a good name in the Netherlands.
Convooi's Meester Huis: From antiques to souvenirs
The shop is a collection of all kinds of little items and special "hebbedingetjes" (things to have and hold). The shops is situated in the old convoy master's house. He managed the purchase of all military and mandetory goods, as well as their storage within the fortress.
What to buy: Souvenirs, but also funny antiques, can be bought in the various little shops within the "Bourtange Vesting".