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…

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…

Cleaning the Garden with Chickens

#eggs = #recycled #vegetables A video posted by Tim Hoven (@hovenfarms) on Sep 8, 2016 at 8:14am PDT We moved the chickens to the garden. Why?  The chickens will be eating all the leftover vegetables and materials left behind. Yes, we are turning a…

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…

The Truth About Factory Farms

Hoven Farms takes great care to ensure its animals are in good health and that they live a comfortable, happy life. Every year during our organic inspection,  a third party inspector tours our farm, checks how we raise our animals and sees whether or…

Free Range Egg VS Store Bought Barn Raised Egg

Free Range eggs produce wonderfully rich orange yolks. In this episode Tim Hoven shows us how different free range eggs look compared to Barn raised store bought eggs. Our free range chickens get to walk around in the open air and eat and forage…

Can Mathias Catch the Chicken?

The chickens heard Tim’s voice and came over to see what he was doing. These are the free range laying hens that Francis Hoven collects the eggs from and they have incredible orange yolks. You can find these eggs at Hoven Farms in the…

Free Range Chicken and Eggs – May 2 2014

Tim takes a walk and show off the free range chickens that roam around Hoven Farms.  These chickens lay the free range eggs we sell at the Kingsland Farmers Market. He also speaks on the 30 Day Paleo Challenge he is beginning this month….

Finally Spring!

 Free range chickens foraging on the farm with the free range children playing in the background.