It’s All in the Bones: Upcycling Bones into Nutritious Broth

[This blog post is from a Podcast Interview we had with Jill Weaver, founder of Stock Exchange. You can listen to the full interview here.] Jill Weaver When Jill Weaver first started making bone broth out of her kitchen she never imagined it would then turn into her business: Stock Exchange. As a new mother…

Tastemaker Toronto Sample Recipes

We had a great weekend at Tastemaker Toronto at Evergreen Brickworks this past weekend. The turnout was incredible. We partnered with Chef Adam Alguire who cooked up amazing samples using our pasture raised chicken from Marita Fields: whole bird on a toothpick. It consisted of poached chicken breast on the bottom, chicken leg rillette in…

Grass Fed Beef Keto Chilli

We had a great day this past weekend full of low carb and keto fun at the Low Carb Lifestyle Show. The turnout was incredible, and we had the chance to listen in on some pretty awesome panel discussions, meet with new customers, and sample lots of goodies. Over at our booth, we were sampling…

The 100-Mile Diet: Why Eating Local is The Way To Go

In 2005, Alisa Smith and J. B. MacKinnon began a diet that restricted them to eating food grown within 100 miles of where they lived in Vancouver. For a year, they began writing about their experience with eating local food and recording their challenges. Their overall finding was that only eating local while living in…

We Love Knickers!

Last week, a certain bovine in western Australia grabbed all the headlines. Knickers, a Holstein Friesian breed, stands at 194cm – a 6’4” big guy. He also weighs in at over a tonne. He was the biggest story out of Australia, but as it happens, Knickers is neither that big nor a cow as many…

Cooking Grass-Fed Beef: Top Tips and Tricks

You may find when you make the switch to grass-fed beef from grain-fed beef, it cooks differently. This is due to the lower fat content in grass-fed meat. It means that you need to be more attentive when cooking it so that it doesn’t dry out. Even though grass-fed beef is much leaner, it still…

Pumpkins, Pigs, and a Community Coming Together

For our pork products, we partner with an independent farm just south of Barrie, in Innisfil, run by Lisa Peterson and her family. Originally raising pastured chickens, the demand for Stone Horse Farm’s quality meat grew, and eight years ago the farm began to also offer pasture-raised pork. The pigs at Stone Horse Farms live…

Healthy Fats in Grass Fed Beef

Fats, especially saturated fats, have gotten a bad rap over the years. We were told not to eat red meat, stay away from butter and not to even think about frying up some eggs. With more research and new information coming to light, it looks as though these fats may not be as bad for…

The Health Benefits of Bone Broth

Bone broth, the new trendy wellness drink everyone is sipping on, is no passing fad. Traditionally this broth is made by simmering bones, ligaments and joints from cattle or chicken for long periods of time with spices and apple cider vinegar.  This releases many easy to digest minerals like calcium, magnesium and phosphorus as well…