Antibiotic Free: Why it Should Matter to you

In the midst of all the twitter uproar about Premier Brad Wall and A&W, I want to look at one of the protocols that A&W is promoting. A&W makes the claim that the beef they use is antibiotic free. And the response from the…

January 2017 Meat Deliveries

Happy New Year! Hoven Farms is having a series of deliveries into Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer during the month of January 2017. UPDATED:  The delivery dates are as follows: CALGARY – Tuesday, January 24 2017 RED DEER – Tuesday, January 10 2017 EDMONTON –…

Hoven Farms Meat Delivery this Thursday

Hoven Farms is having two meat deliveries to Calgary this month to Calgary. Please mark Thursday, October 6 and Thursday, Oct 13 on your calendars. We will be delivering the preordered chickens and beef to our customers. We have no more chickens available for…

6 Reasons to Eat Organic Grass Finished Beef

6.  Healthier Fats Grass finished beef has been tested to have 2-4 times more Omega-3 fatty acids.  There is a healthier ration of Omega-3 to Omega-6 fatty acids.  Why is that important?  In our grain based modern day diet, our bodies get way more…

Fall 2016 Hoven Farms Update

Where to begin!  What a crazy summer.  2016 has shown every farmer in the province how dependant we are on decent weather.  From the beginnings in the spring with highs in the 30’s, to rain starting in July and having moisture every 36 hours…

Why the Certified Humane Debate Matters

This blog post might make every conventional beef producer in the province angry at me. (Disclaimer:  My farm is not certified humane.) But I am going to act like a prophet – say the truth and get a few stones thrown at you –…

Calgary Meat Delivery on May 19

Our next delivery to Calgary is taking place this Thursday on May 19, 2016. We will be meeting people in the Cross Iron Mills parking lot between 7 and 7:30 PM. Please place your order and we will be in touch with all the…

New Baby Calf in the Snow!

So yesterday I said that I was going to do a weekly blog instead of a daily blog.  Guess what?  Enough neat stuff happened that I made a second video in two days. Between the snow storm and a new calf born in the…

Questions Answered about Bone Broth!

We are having some very interesting discussions on soup broth since I made the post yesterday. Some really good questions have come from people on the Hoven Farms Facebook page and from my wife’s personal page. These questions are great as we are preparing…

Order Your Healthy Food from Hoven Farms

MORE INFORMATION ON OUR PRODUCTS IS AVAILABLE BELOW THE ORDER FORM CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE ORDER PAGE! DELIVERY INFO We will be arranging deliveries into Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer monthly throughout 2016 when then beef and pork is cut, wrapped and froze. HOVEN…