Opinions: Everybody’s Got One….

Opinions: Everybody’s Got One….

Last week we started a little contest to name our Pork Garlic Sausage. Social Media people will tell you that audience participation is pure gold in terms of successful marketing on this type of platform. We do it because we really enjoy our customers’...
Holiday Hysteria

Holiday Hysteria

Isaw my first Christmas ad this week. To most people- myself included- it’s just too soon. Many jokes have been written about holidays being advertised too soon, so I will leave that to the professionals. But the ads hold another significance for me. It...
Anatomy of a Hog

Anatomy of a Hog

Part of this blog is a kind of running commentary about how our business came to be and continues to grow. As many of you know, I have been my own butcher since we opened our shop almost a year ago. A few months ago we added Michael to our roster and he has way more...
The Story of A Sausage

The Story of A Sausage

I‘m gonna let you in on a little secret…I’m not really a bacon guy. Don’t get me wrong, I like bacon. I think ours is better than most. It’s just that it has become so trendy I keep expecting someone to open a Bacon Bar where you walk in...
Too Much of A Good Thing

Too Much of A Good Thing

Farmers Markets are hip. What used to be a weekly trek to go get fresh fruit and veggies and a loaf of bread baked that morning has become a place where you can do ALL of your food shopping. When we started Victorian Farmstead, I had to do battle with farmers market...
The Paleo Diet: A Meat Company’s Dream!

The Paleo Diet: A Meat Company’s Dream!

September is Paleo Month here at Victorian Farmstead. I’m sure some minor politician in some small backwater town with way more juice than I have has already made this proclamation and presented a fancy scroll to the towns gym owner, who contributed an...