Where do we source our meat?

All of our meat is sourced directly from local farms. Our pork, beef, lamb, and veal is slaughtered in Amherst, Nova Scotia by Dickie's Meats. Our chicken is free range and comes from Little Dorset Farms in Muquodoboit, Nova Scotia and processed at Cogmagun.

We take great pride in ensuring that our meat is raised ethically and sustainably. We also make certain that we use as much of the animal as possible whether it be by making broths from the bones, bird feed balls from the beef suet, or soap from the pork fat.

Our Current Suppliers:

Loch Abar Farms - Antigonish, Nova Scotia

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Tuckamore Acres - North Mountain, Nova Scotia

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Little Dorset Farms - Middle Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia

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Dickie's Meats - Amherst, Nova Scotia

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Beck Farms - Middleton, Nova Scotia

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Please note that not all of our suppliers are listed. Since we work with small farms we will some times buy one animal from a farm and it may be a while before we buy from them again. Just ask one of our staff while you are in the shop and we can tell you where the meat originated!

Interested in becoming a supplier?

Vessel Meats offers an urban retail outlet to the smaller, independent farms who are looking to market outside of their immediate area. Brianna hand selects suppliers and products to match consumers with the farms and farm values that are important to them.

Please feel free to head over to our contact page and send us a message!