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It’s great to be informed. Here you will find articles on various topics like information about our farmers to cooking tips and anything else. We are always working on something so check back periodically to see what’s new. Have a request for a subject that you want to know more about? Let us know!

Is Refreezing Meat Dangerous?

We all know the benefits of freezing meat. But once meat is defrosted can it be refrozen if we no…

How to Get the Most out of Your West Side Beef Chicken

All of our West Side Beef chickens come from Fenwood Farms, located in Ancaster Ontario…

What Happens to Meat When it Freezes?

A key ingredient of West Side Beef is your freezer. Freezing your share will allow you to enjoy it at…

Why Does West Side Beef Have a Family Pack?

Put simply, WSB offers a Family Pack because we’ve grown up to have families of our own.

So You've Ordered a Pork Share: Now What?

You’ve just received your first pork share from West Side Beef and the experience is a bit like opening a…

Why Is It Important to Use Heavy Pots and Pans?

When I was learning how to cook and still living at home with my parents on Vancouver Island…

Is Michael Pollan Asking Me To Eat More Meat?

Michael Pollan’s 2013 book Cooked has recently been adapted into a Netflix miniseries…

Why Does West Side Beef Sell Chicken?

It’s not very intuitive that a company called West Side Beef would sell anything other than beef.

What is The Packing House and How Did It Start?

I am a firm believer that chefs and butchers are technicians of nature’s bounty. If there was ever…

How Does WSB Help Me Eat More Vegetables?

My wife and I are very loyal WSB customers. In fact, I can’t remember the last time I bought meat…

How Does Buying Local Lower My Food Budget?

For a long time now, we’ve advocated for local families to support local food systems…

How Do I Utilize My Beef Fat?

Fat has always been one of the most confusing things to understand. Is it good for us or bad for…

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