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The Good Old Days & Calgary SW Order Deadline Approaching :)

We’ve posted our June 29, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. The Good Old Days? Driving past old abandoned farmsteads in rural Alberta is commonplace. Many of us feel a sense of nostalgia when we think about these farms and the good old days. But were they really that… Read More »

Happy 150th Birthday Canada & Calgary SE & Calgary ALL Deadline Approaching Fast!

We’ve posted our June 23, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. Happy 150th Birthday Canada! When my mother Leila Lambert and father Dennis Nelson were married in 1957 they both had long family histories dating back centuries in Canada. My mother’s ancestor Eustache Lambert came from France in 1644… Read More »

Calgary NE Deadline Approaching & Lean Ground Beef Sale

We’ve posted our June 15, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. Healthy Pet Options & Your Feedback Many people are realizing that the diet they are feeding their pets, which is commonly grain based kibble, is not always conducive to good health. Dogs and cats evolved living in the… Read More »

Calgary NW & Edmonton Order Deadline is Approaching

We’ve posted our June 7, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. NEW BEST SELLER! Our Smoked Pork Mennonite Sausages have quickly become one of our best selling products. This simple yet savoury sausage is perfect for any meal. I cook them low and slow to keep the delicious juices… Read More »

Calgary SW Order Deadline is Approaching

We’ve posted our June 1, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. Grass-finished Lamb Half – NEW Our strictly grass-finished lamb is succulent and delicious. We have had such wonderful feedback on the quality of our lamb we have decided to fine tune our lamb halves to include some favourites.… Read More »

Calgary SE Order Deadline is Monday :)

We’ve posted our May 24, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. Stretching My Brain Discussing relevant topics that are in the media like the use of GMOs, antibiotic resistant bugs, chemical residues in our food and many others is an important part of what we do. By understanding these… Read More »

The Challenges of Chicken Production

The Challenges of Chicken Production I have been raising meat chickens for almost 30 years and I’ve learned a thing or two about what works and what doesn’t. Unfortunately, nothing is as easy as it seems. Consumer demand for chicken has skyrocketed the last few decades and this has prompted industry to develop breeds and systems to simplify and speed up the finishing process. Meat chickens with large breasts have all but replaced the dual purpose breeds my pioneer ancestors… Read More »

Calgary NW & Edmonton Order Deadline Approaching!

We’ve posted our May 10, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. The Fresh Meat Dilemma Walk down the meat isle in any grocery store and most products are sold fresh. Now that we have our own cutting facility some retailers want our meat products fresh too. When I tell… Read More »

Calgary SW Order Deadline Approaching :)

We’ve posted our May 3, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. The perceived value of TK Ranch products We have received a few comments lately in social media about the perceived expense of our products and who can afford them. Here was our response: It’s important to understand is… Read More »

Calgary SE and Calgary ALL Order Deadline Approaching :)

We’ve posted our April 26, 2017 email newsletter below. Click here to subscribe to our free email newsletter, click the orange RSS button to the right to subscribe to our RSS feed, or just check our blog often for the latest news. I am sure many of you have seen the weed killer Round-Up (glyphosate) at your local garden supply store, and might even use it to control weeds around your home. But would you spray it on your food? Likely… Read More »