Create Some Holiday Meal Magic with VG Meats

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November 23, 2017

The holidays are all about family, quality time, and the lasting memories we create together.

That said, the holidays are also about food. Glorious, locally-raised, absolutely delicious food from VG Meats. After all, family time is special, but it’s even better when it involves an outstanding meal. Whether your dining room is casual or dressed to the nines, you need a holiday dinner that brings everyone to the table. So where do you begin? Well, pick your protein – it’s the star of the show – and then build your perfect meal from there. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

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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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