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Unleashing Our Inner Chefs with Bow Valley BBQ

Bessie... But Add a Little ✨ Spice ✨ Bessie has teamed up with Bow Valley BBQ! For a limited time, we will be delivering their award winning Blueberry Merlot Steak Sauce and Missing Link Spice Rub with your favourite Bessie meats. And the cherry on top? Bessie Culinary Club members get a FREE bottle with their February and March subscriptions! Founded by Jamie Ayles and Chris Dean, Bow Valley BBQ brings restaurant flavors to everyday dinner tables. With backgrounds as executives chefs, they used their expertise and passion for food to create their award winning sauces and spice rub. Their sauces and spice are all made in Canmore, at the foot of Alberta's famous mountains. Bow Valley BBQ focuses on simple ingredients to create high quality flavour you'll never forget. Their vision is to inspire everyone to become creators in their own kitchens, no matter what you're cooking.

EH Farms: Home to Canada's First Red Mangalitsa Pigs

Mangalitsa Pork: The Wagyu Beef of Pork Bessie has been given the unique opportunity to deliver Mangalitsa Pork from EH Farms to you. If you've never had Mangalitsa pork before, don't let this opportunity pass you by! This is the juiciest, most flavourful pork you'll ever have. Don't worry, it's...

BESSIE X ANNEX ALE PROJECT

Beer is back on the menu! We've teamed up with Annex Ale Project to bring their unconventional craft beer straight to your doorstep. WHY ANNEX ALE PROJECT? The Bessie team was introduced to Andew and Erica through our friendship with Euan at Raft Beer Labs. Annex was one of the...

Bessie 2020 Recap

Congratulations! We've graduated from 2020 to 2021... 2020 has been a year filled with uncertainty and unique struggles for the entire world, hitting small businesses hard. We want to start this off by saying thank you to everyone who supported Bessie throughout 2020 💚 We couldn’t have made it through...

Bessie x Polar Park

We are back with another beer partnership that will compliment your Bessie order! We've partnered up with Polar Park in Edmonton. WHY POLAR PARK? Our team first became introduced to Polar Park through the Edmonton Startup Community. After a few conversations with Phil and taste-tests, we knew Polar Park would...

Bessie Celebrates at Launch Party

Launch Party celebrates the best in tech in Calgary by creating opportunities for entrepreneurs to connect with investors, other startups and ecosystem builders

Bessie Celebrates at the 2020 Start Alberta Tech Awards

Bessie is proud to be supporting the Start Alberta Tech Awards this year. Start Alberta recognizes and celebrates the hard work put into changing Alberta’s tech and innovation ecosystem. 

Bessie partners with the Calgary Drop-In Centre and Leftovers

Bessie believes that everyone should have access to healthy food. More than 1 in 10 households in Alberta experience inadequate or insecure access to food due to financial constraints. This can result in an increase in chronic conditions, heart disease and diabetes among adults. By partnering with the Calgary Drop-In Centre and Leftovers...

An Organic Fit: Calgary Beer and Beef

We're straight bubbly over this news. Bessie and Mill Street are working together to deliver combination meat and beer packs right to your door. Fall is better with beer and beef.

Edmonton, Bessie is Here.

After a year of providing Calgarians with sustainable meat and seafood, we’re expanding our operations into Edmonton! It’s always been our plan to grow within the province first, and source from farmers close our distribution centres, and we’re so excited that Edmonton is our next step towards making local food...

Bessie Turns One

Our first year was eye-opening for our young team. We made it through the joy of building something, the frustration of slow progress, and the challenge of a tragic pandemic. We ate a lot, cried a bit, and shared some food.

Beef and COVID: Should you be worried?

Over the last few weeks, several meat processing plants in Canada have been impacted by COVID-19.  Here’s what you need to know: What's happening? Cargill Meat Solutions in High River has confirmed 38 staff members have been infected with COVID-19. Updated (18/04/2020): according to CBC, 358 COVID-19 cases are linked...

Wolfdogs Need to Eat Too!

Even as our world has changed, we all still need to eat.Bessie has been working with our customers to give away food to people in need during this tough time. We recently found someone new who needed additional food help. The Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary. Due to COVID-19 preventative measures, they...

An Interview with Victoria Smith from Stress Less Ladies

A recovering stress-aholic, Victoria had shingles twice before the age of 30. Sadly this is becoming the new normal for our stressed-out society, but it fuelled Victoria to figure out a way to live a less stressful life. Once she was on the other side of her own journey, Victoria...

An Interview with Tyeesha Street from Civic Styles

In 2018, Tyeesha set out to better understand the fashion industry, and it became the most gratifying and worthwhile choices she has made. After an eye-opening trip to South-East Asia, her global views started to become considerably more significant. Her goal after coming home, was to put her thinking into...

An Interview with Micki Chau from The Olfactory Shop

As I ventured down the entrepreneurial path, Micki was the first woman I talked to about running a business and the struggles about customer acquisition, social media and everything in between. Conscientious, strong-willed and kind, she has taken me under her wing and is always willing to pick up the...