Blog

James Davison
Gluten-Free Waffles With BBQ Pulled Jackfruit

Gluten-Free Waffles With BBQ Pulled Jackfruit

What's New Introducing our first gluten-free menu item: BBQ pulled jackfruit & slaw served over crispy potato waffles. We've blended the finest organic jackfruit with our own favourite BBQ sauce to create a meaty dish that even the staunchest of carnivores would enjoy. We serve this delicious mixture on a freshly made potato and charred onion waffle and accompany it with a freshly chopped slaw featuring our own Very Good Mayo. In the words of chef James Davison "These are Very, Very Good." Come To The Victoria Butcher Shop! We're opening shop on February 25th. These waffles and much much more will...

Read more →


Mitchell Scott
Starting Our Vegan Butcher Shop

Starting Our Vegan Butcher Shop

How We Got Started We began selling our products at the local Denman Island farmers market in the Spring of 2016 and were selling out within hours. We struggled to meet the growing demand and started to think of ways to expand and bring our products to a wider audience. This fall we’ve teamed up with a new business partner, Mitchell, and have big plans to further grow our company. Why We’re Doing It Over the last few years, we’ve become more and more aware of how our choices impact the local and global community and what sort of world...

Read more →


James Davison
Founders of The Very Good Butchers

Founders of The Very Good Butchers

  James James has been a Chef for over 10 years, working in the UK and Canada. Originally trained in classic French cuisine, he became interested in vegetarian and vegan cooking when he moved to the West Coast in 2012. James handles all of the product and menu development for The Very Good Butchers as well as the day to day kitchen operations.   Tania Tania began cooking and baking in professional kitchens 5 years ago. Having grown up in a mainly vegan household, she has always been inspired by plant-based foods and holistic nutrition. James and Tania met working together...

Read more →