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The weather has certainly changed in the last week or so—the mornings are fresh and a little chilly, evenings are cooler and you may have even broken out a jacket or sweater at some point. At VG Meats, that only means one thing: it’s time to start thinking about delicious cool-weather meals that are perfect for fall.

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September is a busy month for parents and kids, especially as you settle into a new school year and extracurriculars. But you’ve gotta eat, and you deserve to eat well. Here are some quick and easy meal ideas for breakfast, school lunches and weeknight meals. Have a great school year, everyone!

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If you’d like to know more about how your food is made, we’ve got good news—VG Meats customers can now use their Solar Dollars to book a tour of Hillview Farm in Norfolk County!

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August is one of the best times of year to enjoy fresh Ontario produce. Between the amazing local corn, the ripe tomatoes and fresh garlic, all of those delicious fresh berries and that tasty summer squash, there’s plenty to enjoy (here’s a full list of what’s in season in August). It’s all good, but one piece of produce reigns supreme: Ontario peaches. They’re perfect this time of year, so we’re sharing a list of ways to enjoy them with your favourite VG Meats’ products.

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August is quickly passing by and before you know it, we’ll be talking about back-to-school lunches and Thanksgiving dinner. But don’t worry—there are still plenty of beautiful summer days to enjoy in the meantime! To make the most of these final weeks of BBQ season, be sure to try these delicious products if you haven’t already.

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In honour of Food Day Canada, here are five excellent Canadian cookbooks to inspire you.

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Whether you’ve purchased our classic boneless skinless chicken breasts or are enjoying our pasture-raised chicken breasts while they’re still available for the season, you’re in for a great meal. Ontario poultry is tender and delicious, and there are countless ways to prepare it for lunch or dinner. Here are some suggestions the whole family will love—happy cooking!

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Summer is flying by, but there are still plenty of opportunities to enjoy it. With the Civic Holiday just ahead of us on the calendar, we thought we’d share three quick and easy tips to help you get more out of those much-anticipated long weekends. From saving money to saving time and trying new things, here are some suggestions to help you make the most of these beautiful summer days.

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When you think about cooking eggs, your go-to product probably comes from a chicken—and we don’t blame you. Our free-range pastured chicken eggs are both beautiful and delicious, and they sell just about as fast as we can stock them. But don’t let that be your only option—when you think about eggs, consider duck eggs as well!

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We love local food, and Ontario has some of the best in the world—especially in the summer months. In addition to our delicious Ontario beef, poultry, lamb and pork products, there are so many incredible fruits and vegetables available from local sources. You can put together any combination of local favourites, but we’ve got a few recommendations to inspire delicious, nutritious, local meals.

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The Canada Day long weekend is here and since we’ve already given you meals ideas and told you about our awesome cooler packing service, we’re doing something a little different on the blog this week. It’s time to create your Canada Day playlist—something to listen to while you grill those delicious burgers, sausages, hot dogs, pork chops and chicken breasts. Download these gems, hook up your outdoor speaker and get ready for a good time—happy Canada Day!

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Is it just us, or did the entire month of June happen in the blink of an eye? It feels like we were just making plans for Victoria Day and suddenly, the Canada Day long weekend is almost here. We’re looking forward to some good meals and fun times with family and friends—plus a great Canadian playlist to set the mood! (It’s not Canada Day until you’ve heard at least one Tragically Hip song, right?)

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