How It All Started.

How It All Started.

Towards the end of 2013, I was working for a business called Hooked. And we were doing some amazing things in the world of seafood. We had transparency and quality on our side. The business was constantly improving, and everyday Hooked was able to open new alleyways for everyday consumers to have access to great seafood that most people had never experienced in this great city. As a member of a great team that was not only supplying people with great products, but also arming people with the knowledge and confidence to eat well and healthfully, I was asked to teach a knife skills course for a group of home cooks. I was asked all sorts of great questions about the sustainability of our oceans, the health of our food and how to know what is marketing, and what is the truth. For the most part, I was able to at least guide the group in right direction and answer most of the questions. However, one question stuck with me. "The issues surrounding meat are easy, but how are we expected to know about seafood?"

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Glossary Of Terms.

Glossary Of Terms.

As part of an ongoing initiative to promote transparency, openness and education, we at Bespoke Craft Butchers have decided to take it upon ourselves to create a glossary of terms to help promote the understanding of some of the important issues surrounding animal agriculture. These are how we as a business choose to define each of the following and hopefully give a clearer understanding of our labelling practices, how we source our products, and places an emphasis on what we’re striving to achieve. 

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