Winter on the Farm

It was a beautiful walk out to check the cows and I was able to catch the sun behind these trees.    

Steak Marinades

Top Round, Sirloin Tip, Eye of Round and Flank Steaks are all steaks that work great with marinades. Why Marinade? Marinades flavour, tenderize and help lock in the moisture in a steak. When putting together a marinade it is important to have an acidic…

High Levels of Roundup Found on Food

A recent study made by scientists from the Arctic University of Norway, tested Genetically engineered “Roundup Ready” soy, conventionally produced soy and organically produced soy. They found high levels of Roundup on 70 percent of genetically engineered soy plants. “This study demonstrated that Roundup Ready…

Great BBQ Tips

Get ready for BBQing! Spring is finally here, and that means we can start bbqing. Stock up on delicious organic meats and check out our BBQ Tips for Beef: Click here to download the PDF version Want more BBQ and Grilling tips? Check out…

Beef up Your Salad

Salads don’t just have to be greens and veggies, make your salad even more delicious by adding  organic beef. Follow the steps below to create you very own customizable beefy salad: Choose from the salad ingredients below to create your perfect salad: click this link…

How We Raise Your Organic Beef

At Hoven Farms we take great care to ensure our animals are in good health and that they live a comfortable, happy life. Our cattle is raised on the Hoven family farm in Eckville, Alberta. We make sure our animals are living the best…

How to Make Tallow

Tallow is rendered beef fat. Here are some of the reasons why it is great for cooking with: 1. It remains stable in high heat cooking 2. There is a lot of vitamin D, which is important for strong bones. 3. It is a saturated fat…

Restoring Grassland & Reversing Global Warming with Livestock

The following is a video where Seth Itzkan discusses the role of domestic ruminants in reversing desertification by managing them as proxies for wild herds – restoring the biological impact that grasslands and grazers co-evolved with. It is a lengthy video but is packed full…

The March Against Monsanto

On May 24th, 2014 there will be a worldwide March Against Monsanto. Check out the image below for reasons to join in! Check out this Facebook Event page for upcoming info on the March Against Monsanto Event in Calgary  

3 ways to be a Food Superhero

  1. Shop Local -Locally grown food tastes and looks better. The crops are picked at their peak, Meat products are processed in nearby facilities and the farmer has direct relationship with processors and can oversee quality. The food has less of a distance…