May Long Weekend Calgary Order Pick-Up Options

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Not in Calgary for the May Long Weekend?

If you want to place an order, but can't make it for pick-up on the long weekend, we can hold your order at our new facilities just outside of Calgary for pick-up after that date. That way you can check out our new property and see what all of the fuss is about on TK Ranch. Maybe even try some of our new products under development. 🙂

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Employment Opportunities at our TK Ranch at Inverlake Meat Processing Facility!

Last week we received our Alberta Health Services permit to start processing at our new facilities located between Calgary and Strathmore — only 15 minutes east of Stony Trail! To become fully operational we need some dedicated staff. We are looking for two Meat Cutters and two Product Handling Assistants.

Meat Cutter's duties will include:

  • shipping and receiving
  • cutting, trimming, de-boning and portioning meat products
  • operating meat processing equipment including band-saw, patty machine, sausage stuffer and grinder. Training provided as required
  • assisting with any and all processing, packaging and inventory activities as required
  • sanitation duties

Meat Cutter qualifications:

  • basic knife/cutting skills
  • ability to identify cuts of beef, pork, lamb and poultry
  • ability to loft 50 lb / 22.5 kgs
  • ability to work in a temperature controlled (colder) environment
  • valid class 5 drivers license
  • must have transportation to the work site

Wages commensurate with skills, training and work ethic, but will range from $19 to $24/hr.

Product Handling Assistant duties will include:

  • packaging meat products (brown wrapping or vacuum packaging)
  • stocking products into inventory
  • filling customer orders from inventory
  • ability to work in a temperature controlled (colder) environment
  • customer service (where required)
  • sanitation duties

Product Handling Assistant qualifications:

  • be able to work as a team member in a friendly, fast paced environment
  • ability to identify cuts of beef, pork, lamb and poultry an asset but not essential
  • ability to lift 40 lbs / 18 kgs
  • valid class 5 drivers license
  • must have transportation to work site
  • may be expected to assist with deliveries into Calgary and Edmonton, some of which will be on Saturdays.

Wages commensurate with skills, training and work ethic, but will range from $15 to $18/hr.

Please send your resume with references to Mark on our Contact page.

A calf at TK Ranch

Mare and Foal at TK Ranch

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DELIVERY DATES

Calgary
May 21
(order cut-off is SUNDAY!)

Edmonton
June 4

BACK IN STOCK

SALE ITEMS

If you have already placed an order and want to add to it, you can either:

  • Place another order and we will combine them when we fill the orders for that week, or;
  • If what you would like to add is less than our minimum order ($50), please contact us and we will update your order and send you a confirmation email.

If there is something you would like that is "out of stock" on the website, please put a note in the comments section of your order (include the item name and number you would like). If we receive the item before we fill your order, we will happily add it for you. 🙂

Go to Instagram

Experience the breathtaking beauty of TK Ranch by following my husband Dylan's photos on Instagram. He updates the site almost daily so you can keep in touch with what is happening here. We hope to develop calendars and sell framed prints in the future — so please stay tuned.

Spring and babies are synonymous on TK Ranch. Both calving and farrowing are in full-swing and our mare Tango, seen at center above, blessed us with a beautiful leggy filly two weeks ago. We have two more mares expecting, including Nevada seen above at right. So stay tuned for more pictures! The large Ducks Unlimited dam below is located on the south end of our ranch and offers lots of habitat for wetland birds (and endless photo opportunities for my husband).

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Best,
Colleen Biggs

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“The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.”
– Wendell Berry

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