Browsing Category : Beef


Aiden McIver of Arthur Cousins and Sons is a familiar sight to the beef cattle being raised on this generational farm It’s a cloudy and cool Saturday in early June when we make the trek to Spring Valley Rd, just north of Kensington and Indian River to visit Arthur Cousins and Sons’ farm. The spring planting of barley and alfalfa…

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Mad Cow Disease’s lingering impact on the beef industry of PEI Despite not one single case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy being found on Prince Edward Island, the bad news hit the industry as hard here as anywhere else. BSE, otherwise known as Mad Cow Disease, has been found officially in Canada since the 1990s. The first reported case was back…

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Beef n’ Blues 2017

Beef n’ Blues, a 2017 Fall Flavours Signature Event was held Friday, September 15 at the Credit Union Place in Summerside. Chef Michael Smith, the Island’s food ambassador, and the event’s host welcomed guests to the event with beef tacos during the outdoor reception. He later quipped that he was tired from making thousands in the span of an hour.…

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PEI Cattle Producers Talk Burger Love

Islanders are encouraged to know their producer, ask questions With all of the talk about burgers and burger love, we wanted to go straight to the source of the primary ingredient – beef! PEI Cattle Producers’ (PEICP) Executive Director, Rinnie Bradley answered a few questions we had about how PEI Burger Love has “fired up” local love for our Island…

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Al Douglas and friends pose in front of the Burger Bus during Burger Love 2016

Burger Love Magic Bus

An epic experience for those that get a seat on Al Douglas’ Burger Bus What better way to spend a day in early spring than on a bus touring around Prince Edward Island eating all the bounty Burger Love has to offer. Al Douglas hosts an independent tour called Al’s Burger Bus. The idea was his and the good people…

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Beefing Up the Island Brand

Atlantic Beef Products successfully developing new markets for Island beef industry When we talk about how beef makes it to our kitchen table or our favourite steak house, we like to conjure up images of cattle grazing on green pasture, friendly grocers or butchers packaging up our favourite cuts, and chefs firing up the grill. Where we rarely let our…

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