Documentary: Before the Plate

We were thrilled to be a part of this film

November 17, 2017

When you think about life on the farm, you don’t necessarily picture video cameras, bright lights and a professional crew following your every move – but for a time earlier this year, that’s exactly what was going on at VG Meats.

It all started when we were approached about participating in a documentary about food. More specifically, it was about showing consumers where their food came from – and not just in theoretical terms or cliches. The film was Before The Plate, and we connected with the concept immediately. The idea was to look at Canoe, a critically-acclaimed Toronto restaurant located atop the TD Bank Tower, and trace an exceptional meal from their kitchen back to the source. It was to be an education for consumers, and an opportunity for Ontario food producers to showcase their hard work and dedication. Needless to say, we were in.

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VG Meats Whiskey-Aged Beef

You Need This

November 9, 2017

Sometimes, you know exactly what you want – a good steak, ribs cooked just the way you like them, a family-style roast or a nice piece of pasture-raised chicken. We love all of these things, and carry that (and more) in our Stoney Creek and Simcoe stores. Whatever you’re craving, you can get some today. But what about trying something new?

A while back, we watched this video about Whiskey-Aged Beef and fell in love. We’re well-versed in aging meat, but introducing the flavour of Canadian whiskey was an idea too good to pass by. We did some research, grabbed some local whiskey from the 40 Creek Distillery in Grimsby and got down to business.

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Specials: November 8th – November 28th

November 8, 2017


  • Inside Hip Beef Roast – $3.95/lb
  • Boneless Pork Butt Roast – $3.95/lb
  • Top Sirloin Steak – $8.95/lb
  • 10lb Chicken Breast (Frozen) – $3.95/lb
  • 6lb Jumbo Split Tipped Wings (Frozen) – $5.95/lb
  • 10/lb Pork Tenderloin End Chops (Frozen) – 2.95/lb


  • Gluten Free Pork Sausage (Your Choice of Flavours) – $4.99/lb (Frozen) (Buy 1lb, get 1lb free. 2lb free max) 
  • DELI – Sliced Bologna – $4.25/lb (Fresh) (Buy 1lb, get 1lb free. 4lb free max)


  • Sliced Beef Pastrami 2017 OIMP Winner – $9.55/lb
  • Sliced Smoked Turkey 2017 OIMP Winner – $7.75/lb


  • 10lb Regular Ground Beef (Frozen) – $1.99/lb
  • Sugar Cured Picnic Hams (Frozen) – $0.99/lb


  • Bacon Wrapped Filet (Beef Tenderloin) – 6 Pack Frozen (Individually Packed)
  • Chicken Legs – 10lb Frozen (Individually Packed)
  • Tenderloin End Chops – 10lb Frozen (Individually Packed)
  • Regular Ground Beef Patties – 10lb Frozen (Individually Packed)


SAVE $82.33 from the Fresh Counter!