Guess what? Summer is finally here, our gardens are in, and everything looks to be doing well. We will be opening the vegetable stand on May 31st with Asparagus, Fiddleheads, Strawberries, Rhubarb, Jam, Maple syrup, Eggs, Cheese & Yogurt along with loads of other local produce until our gardens start to produce. The best thing of all is that we get to see you all again. 🙂
BBQ Season is here!
We have re-started an e-mailed version of the news letter which includes the current prices and order deadlines. If you are interested in receiving this newsletter please contact Tammy at Veggietrail@gmail.com and request to be added.
May 30th Meat Order
Will be arriving Wednesday May 30th with the deadline for placing an order being midnight on Sunday May 27th. To place an order please send an e-mail with the subject line: meat order to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks again for your patronage,
Steve & Tammy
ORDER DEADLINE: Sunday May 27th @ MIDNIGHT
ORDER PICKUP DATE: Wednesday May 30th
PICK UP TIME: Between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 pm
THE NEXT REGULAR ORDER AFTER THIS ONE: Wednesday June 13th
THE NEXT BEARBROOK DELIVERY: Will be May 30th
Veggie Trail’s Meat & Dairy Selections:
EGGS & DAIRY
BeKing Eggs is a family run poultry farm. Their passion is to raise chickens and provide for them in a way that enhances their well-being. They believe that healthier and happier birds produce the highest quality egg. Large, Brown eggs are $ 4.45 per dozen.
Biemonds Upper Canada Organic Dairy is another locally run organic dairy farm. We are carrying their all natural, firm set yogurt which is $ 5.50 per 750 gm container, and we now have their fresh, organic cheese at $ 31.00 p/kg. One is a nice farmer’s cheese, and tastes like cheese curds. The other is combined with local organic garlic & parsley to give it a little extra yum. 🙂 Each brick is approx. 300 – 400 grams.
NEW: SEASONAL TREATS
We have secured access, transportation & delivery to bring you some lovely Canadian seafood as it comes into season. Stay tuned for details.
FRESH LIVE LOBSTER: The Atlantic lobster season started May 1st. We will have lobsters shipped to us every two weeks until the season ends. The average size is 1.5 – 1.75 lbs of freshly caught lobsters, right off the boat… yum! Reserve yours now so that it is available for delivery on the next meat order. We will call to confirm the price when confirming your order.
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.
New: 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
New: BOILING CHICKENS: come frozen. There are 3 – 4 birds per bag. They’re great for soup, stew or pot pies – inexpensive, good food, limited only by your imagination.
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.
All game birds come in flash frozen.
CORNISH HENS come 4 per bag. The average weight is 1.5 – 1.9 LBS p/bird.
New: WHOLE QUAIL come 6 per tray
New: PHEASANT average weight 1.25 KG
New: WHOLE GUINEA HENS average weight
New: WHOLE MUSCOVY DUCKS average 2.25 KGS
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: 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 BREAST & THIGH ROASTS approx. 2.3 KG in weight.
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
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.
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)
-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)
-Lean Beef: Available in 5 KG or 3 KG Bulk only
-Veal: Available in 5 KG or 3 KG Bulk only
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
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
BISON SHORT RIBS 5 – 6 KG Bulk only
BISON STRIP LOIN 2.75 – 3.5 KGS
BISON TENDERLOIN 2.25 – 2.75 kgs
BEARBROOK GAME MEAT SELECTIONS
Bearbrook meats are also one of our suppliers. All their meat is hormone and antibiotic free. Their animals are pastured and free to roam, feasting on grass, hey and grains. Check out their web site. http://bearbrooKGamemeats.com/ and tell us what you are looking for. We will add it to your order at their advertised price. The next Bearbrook order will arrive along with when the May 30th order. (Every 4 – 5 weeks.)