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December 2nd News Letter:

Christmas hours are: Tuesday-Friday 12:00 noon – 8:00 pm, Saturdays 9:00 – 8:00 pm, Sundays 9:00 – 6:00 pm. Closed on Mondays.

Produce pick up will Tuesdays & Thursdays 12 – 6 pm along with Wednesdays at 4 PM – 8 PM. There will be no weekend pickups until the Christmas order. If you do need anything, including soups, come to the stand and we will do our best to assist you. Eggs and yogurt will be available in the stand too.

Tree trimming party is Monday December 10th from 4 pm to 8 pm. All you need is a smile and a spirit for fellowship. The cost is free, so come join in the fun and sample some of our sweet or savory foods.

Dinners to go December is a busy month, but we hope to maintain the “Soups to Go” portion of the venue. Then after the trees find their way into homes, we can get back to offering some savory “Dinners to Go.” We will keep you abreast of what is available on our web page, or you are welcome to like our new Facebook page called “Acres House” https://veggietrailfarms.com/wordpress/dinners-to-go/

DECEMBER MEAT ORDERS are as follows: REGULAR ORDER: Wednesday December 19th with a deadline for placing an order being Sunday December 16th. TURKEYS & CHRISTMAS ORDER will arrive on Saturday Dec 22nd, and a NEW YEARS & LOBSTER order will arrive on Dec. 28th, details to follow.
To place an order or be added to the newsletter please send an e-mail with to veggietrail@gmail.com and make your request.

We would like to thank you all for your patronage,
Steve & Tammy

THE NEXT REGULAR ORDER:
Arrives Wednesday December 19th
ORDER DEADLINE:
Sunday December 16th by Midnight
PICK UP TIME: Between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 pm at the BIG red brick house located at 3229 Richmond Rd. near the corner of Richmond & Holly Acres, or the driveway beside Veggie Trail Farm’s vegetable stand.
TURKEY & CHRISTMAS ORDER PICK UP: Saturday December 22nd between noon and 6 pm.
NEW YEARS & LOBSTER PICK UP: Friday December 28th

CHRISTMAS ORDER

FRESH FREE RUN TURKEY: These turkeys that are supplemented with a mixture of vegetables and grains and come from Bearbrook. They come in several sizes: Small 3-5 KG (7 – 11 lbs) , Medium 5 – 7 KG (12 – 16 lbs), Large 7 – 9 KG (16 – 20 lbs) XL 9 – 11 KG (20 – 25 lbs) and Jumbo which are over 25 lbs. The cost is $ 8.79 p/KG or $ 4.00 p/LB. Reserve your bird early as there are a limited number of each size available. Early birds: If you need your bird before December 22nd, there are some available, but only frozen in the XL sizes.
HAYTERS TURKEY also free ranged birds, provide us with BREASTS: BONELESS & SKINLESS are flash frozen. Each breast weighs approximately 1.5 – 2 KGS & cost $ 16.49 per KG. Minimum order of 2. Or BREASTS: BONELESS WITH SKIN ON are also flash frozen. Each breast weighs approx. 1 – 1.5 KG and come in a 5 kg box for $ 72.00 or $ 14.69 p/KG for a minimum order of 2 THIGHS: BONELESS & SKINLESS are netted and flash frozen weighing approx. 1 KG cost $ 12.69 p/KG.
LAMB: This supply is range fed. It comes from Quebec, and arrives flash frozen.
LEG: Each leg is an average of 3 – 5 KGS in size, and costs $ 23.50 per KG.
BONELESS LEG: Average size 2 – 3.5 KGS is $ 26.50 p/KG
GAME BIRDS: All game birds come flash frozen.
CORNISH HENS
are $ 5.00 per LB / $ 11.00 per KG. The average weight is 1.5 – 1.9 LBS each and come 4 birds in a bag. They are individually packaged and flash frozen.
WHOLE MUSCOVY DUCK average 2.25 KG $ 15.20 p/KG http://www.kingcoleducks.com/
WHOLE QUAIL come 6 per tray, at $ 30.99 per package.
WHOLE PHEASANT
average weight 1.25 KG $ 21.99 p/KG
WHOLE GUINEA HENS
average weight of 1.75 KG are $ 20.99 p/KG
HAMS
HAM WITH BONE IN
: Smoked and partially cooked. Average sizes 10-12 KGS, cost $ 8.50 per KG.
TOUPIE HAM Whole ham $ 6.79 per KG, or ½ Ham $ $ 6.99 per KG
PLEASE NOTE: When placing an order for Christmas, please indicate in the body of your e-mail that it is for Christmas so that it does not arrive on the wrong date.

Cheers,
Tammy

SEAFOOD OPTION:

SEAFOOD OPTIONS: MacGregor’s has provided us with Wild Atlantic Salmon: boneless & skinless, 7 oz. portions are $ 7.50. They are individually packaged and flash frozen.

FRESH CAUGHT LOBSTER: We are now taking reservations for fresh caught lobster from Nova Scotia that will arrive in time for New years.

FRESH LOCAL CHICKEN

These chickens and parts are all grain fed & air cooled. They arrive fresh, not frozen. The smaller chickens and parts are from Gagnon, the large roasters are from Flamingo. Both producers are located in Quebec, but we now have a secondary provider in Ontario who operates the same but has a few new items to offer.
CERTIFIED ORGANIC CHICKENS: Sold in bulk only. 8 per box weighing 30 – 35 LBS.
GRAIN FED/ AIR COOLED WHOLE CHICKENS:
4 – 4.2 LB Birds
GRAIN FED LARGE ROASTING CHICKENS: 5 – 8 LB Birds
BREASTS: BONELESS & SKINLESS (Butterfly)  5 KG Bulk or 2.5 KG for a half order
BREASTS: WITH THE BONE IN come fresh in a 5 – 6 KG bag (approx. 8-10 birds)
CHICKEN TENDERS available in 5 KG Bulk only
THIGHS: BONELESS & SKINLESS  5 KG Bulk or 2.5 KG for a half order
New: THIGHS: BONELESS WITH SKIN ON (Great for the BBQ) 5 KG Bulk only
THIGHS: BONE IN & SKIN ON also come in fresh in a 5 – 6 KG bag
LEGS (thigh & drum stick) come fresh in a 5 – 6 KG bag (approx. 18 – 20 legs)
WINGS are available in two sizes. Regular & Large and arrive fresh in a 4 to 5KG bag
GIBLETS (hearts, livers or gizzards please specify) are available in 5 KG bulk only
CHICKEN BONES: Nice, meaty carcass average 5 KGS per bag.

TURKEY

Off season turkeys come from Hayter’s who provide vegetable & grain fed, free roaming turkeys and parts.
New: WHOLE OFF SEASON TURKEY please state your size preference they are always available.
TURKEY DINNER SAUSAGES from Hayters. Package of 4 are now available in the vegetable stand.
50/50 WHITE / DARK GROUND TURKEY from Hayters. Only available in frozen bricks of 1.2 – 1.3 lbs each are also available in the vegetable stand or by order on the specified meat delivery dates. 
TURKEY: BONELESS & SKINLESS BREASTS
come flash frozen. Each breast weighs approx. 1.5 KGS (Minimum order of 2)
New: BONELESS BREASTS WITH SKIN ON approx. 1 – 1.5 KG each (Min order of 2)
New: TURKEY THIGHS – BONELESS & SKINLESS approx. 1 KG in size come netted and flash frozen.
SEASONAL FRESH, FREE RANGED: Available by reservation for Thanksgiving & Christmas – Stay tuned

FRESH LOCAL GROUND MEATS:

Ground meats come in 5 KG or 3 KG bulk, or you can request bricks which weigh an average of 1.25 LBS
New: CERTIFIED ANGUS – LEAN GROUND CHUCK
-MEDIUM GROUND BEEF
-GROUND VEAL: only available in 5 KG or 3 KG bulk
-GROUND CHICKEN
-GROUND LAMB
-GROUND PORK
GROUND TURKEY
-GROUND BISON
-GROUND WILD BOAR

DINNER & BREAKFAST SAUSAGES

We now have an abattoir who is making pork and or beef sausages for us. They are made in small batches and are gluten and nitrate free, made from locally produced meats – real food. Packages of 4 dinner sausages or 12 breakfast sausages are Aprox. 1 lb. Pork Sausages are $ 7.50 p/LB, and Beef are $ 10.00 p/LB.
PORK DINNER SAUSAGES: Hot, Mild, Octoberfest, Honey-Garlic, Chorizo (Spicy Italian)
PORK BREAKFAST SAUSAGES: Maple, or Blueberry
BEEF DINNER SAUSAGES: Maple – Bacon
New: HAND MADE HOT DOGS: They are formed in real casings with a mix of local beef and pork. There are no fillers, gluten or nitrates and come 8 per package.
TURKEY DINNER SAUSAGES from Hayters. Package of 4 are now available in the vegetable stand.

LAMB

LEG OF LAMB: This supply is range fed. It comes from Quebec, and arrives flash frozen, but sometimes they surprise us with fresh. Each leg is an average of 3 – 5 KGS in size. We’ve had the privilege of serving this product at several of our Gathering Dinners and all the people who have attended will attest to the fact they are delicious!
New: BONELESS LEG OF LAMB: 

CANADA AAA BEEF SELECTIONS

We have secured a new supply of Canada AAA beef through MacGregor’s. Their beef is aged 28 – 35 days, making the taste and texture of the highest quality.

STEAKS: (Minimum order of 2)
-AVAILABLE IN THE STAND: Bacon wrapped tenderloins (6 oz – 2 pack)
-All Natural, Certified Angus Strip-loins (6 oz – 4 pack) These stakes come from the Nimon Ranch and are humanly treated, hormone and antibiotic free
AVAILABLE BY ORDER ONLY:  
-T-Bone Steaks (14 oz – 2 pack)
-Porterhouse Steaks (24 oz – 2 pack)
-Rib Steaks (16 oz – 2 pack)
-Boneless Rib-eye Steaks (10 oz – 4 pack)
-Strip Loin Steaks (8 oz – 4 pack)
-Flank Steaks
STEWING CUBES:
-Lean Beef: Available in 5 KG or 3 KG Bulk only
-Veal: Available in 5 KG or 3 KG Bulk only
New: SHORT RIBS (2″) Available in a pack of 4, or a box of 12 (Average box weighs 6.5 KGS making the ribs average 1 LB each)
BRISKET POINT:
Fresh! Average 3 – 5 KGS
CHUCK: 
averaging 10 – 12 KGS in size.
INSIDE ROUND: averaging 12 – 15 KGS in size.
EYE OF THE ROUND: averaging 2.8-3.5 KGS EA.
STRIP LOIN: 6 – 8 KGS EA.
EXPORT RIB: (Prime Rib) average size 8 – 9 KGS EA
RIB EYE (BONELESS): average size 8 – 10 KGS EACH
TOP SIRLOIN: average size 6 – 7 KGS EA
TENDERLOIN (BUTT END): average 1.5 – 2 KGS

PORK

BONELESS PORK BUTT: average size 10 LBS.
BONELESS PORK LOIN ROLL: average size 4 – 5 KG
DELUXE BACON available in a 5 KG BOX or 2.5 KG ½ BOX
HAM WITH BONE IN: Smoked and partially cooked. Average size 10-12 KG
NEW PORK CHOPS: Come fresh wrapped in butcher paper in packages of 4
PORK SHOULDER (BONE IN): average size 4-5 KG (Great for pulled pork)
PORK TENDERLOINS: average weight 1 LB, packaged 4 – 5 per bag
BACK FOR BBQ SEASON: PORK BACK RIBS: average weight 1 lb per rack. Minimum order of 2 racks.
TUPIE HAM
 available as a Whole Ham (5 – 6 KG) or ½ Ham (2 1/2 – 3 KG)
SMOKED, PARTIALLY COOKED HAM WITH BONE 9.5 – 10.5 kg
New: SMOKED, RIND ON, BONELESS 1/2 HAM 3.5 KG

New: WILD BOAR

WILD BOAR BACON 2.5 KG Box
WILD B. BONELESS LOIN ROAST 1 KG Piece
WILD B. TENDERLOINS (2 pack)
WILD B. BONELESS SHOULDER Approx. 3.5 KGS

NEW: BISON

BISON SHORT RIBS 5 – 6 KG Bulk only
BISON STRIP LOIN 2.75 – 3.5 KGS
BISON TENDERLOIN 2.25 – 2.75 kgs