1st Annual Barn Burner BBQJanuary 15, 2015

The event formerly known as the BIG RED BARN BURNER is being changed to a BRAND NEW event called the BARN BURNER BBQ!

Johnston’s, The Farm Store in Yarrow, and Angie Quaale of Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store are proud to present the 1st Annual Barn Burner BBQ Competition taking place on March 22, 2015 at The Farm Store in Yarrow (4540 Simmons Rd, Chilliwack)!

Food, fun and fire; BBQ at its finest – Don’t forget to save the date! :)

Happy New Year!December 30, 2014

Johnston’s will be closed on Thursday, January 1 in recognition of New Year’s Day. We will resume operations on Friday, January 2, 2015.

Wed, Dec.31

Thu, Jan.01

Fri, Jan.02


New Year’s Day


Thank you for making 2014 such a fantastic year!

And we look forward to another wonderful new year with all of you in 2015! :)

Have a Safe & Happy Holiday Season!December 22, 2014



Johnston’s will be closed on Thursday, December 25 in recognition of Christmas Day and Friday, December 26 in recognition of Boxing Day. We will resume operations on Monday, December 29, 2014.

Wed, Dec.24

Thu, Dec.25

Fri, Dec.26

Sat, Dec.27


Christmas Day

Boxing Day


We wish you a joyous holiday season and a New Year filled with peace and happiness!

Please be safe and don’t drink & drive!

Johnston’s 2015 CalendarDecember 19, 2014


Johnston’s 2015 Recipe Calendar is now available! Ask for a free copy at your local butcher!

Johnston’s Festive HamsDecember 19, 2014

Festive Ham

Easy to Carve
Beautiful Presentation
Perfect for Any Special Occasion

Call Johnston’s Custom Cutting (604) 824-1985 to order your Festive Ham for this holiday season!

Porkken Roast at Killarney MarketDecember 17, 2014

WOWSERS! Look at this beauty – the PORKKEN ROAST!
It’s boneless chicken breast wrapped in pork loin wrapped in bacon!

You can only get this at Killarney Market located in Vancouver at 2611 East 40th Ave. (604-438-0869) so call Rick at Killarney’s today and order your Porkken Roast before they’re all sold out! (Order must be called in ahead of time)

Rusty on Global BC Morning NewsDecember 17, 2014

Rusty Johnson of Rusty’s BBQ showcasing Johnston’s Festive Ham on Global BC this morning! Looks absolutely delicious, Rusty!

Slow Cooking with Angie QuaaleDecember 10, 2014

Here’s Angie Quaale slowing things down on the Global BC Morning News making a crock pot version of Beef Carbonnade…. with Johnston’s Local-Quality Bacon (of course).

This recipe is perfect for the busy holiday season!

Slow Cooker Beef Carbonnade

Recipe courtesy of Angie Quaale of Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store (as seen on Global Morning New BC (www.wellseasoned.ca)


  • 4 slices Johnston’s bacon, sliced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 4 sweet onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup brown ale, or porter beer
  • 1 tbsp packed light brown sugar
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp each salt and pepper
  • 1.35 kg boneless beef pot roast, (top or bottom blade, or cross rib)
  • ½ cup best quality beef broth
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch

Cooking Directions

  1. In large cast-iron or heavy skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp, about 4 minutes. Using slotted spoon, transfer to paper towel–lined plate. Discard fat.
  2. In same pan, melt butter over medium high heat; cook onions, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes. Add ale and sugar; cook, stirring occasionally, until no liquid remains and onions are golden brown, 30 to 35 minutes. Stir in bacon.
  3. Pour into slow cooker. Combine garlic, salt and pepper; rub all over beef. Place on onions; pour broth over top. Cover and cook on low until beef is tender, 7 to 8 hours.
  4. Remove beef to cutting board; tent with foil and let stand for 10 minutes before
  5. slicing. Skim fat from cooking liquid. Whisk cornstarch with 2 tbsp. water; whisk into slow cooker. Cover and cook on high until thickened, about 10 minutes. Serve with roast.

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Hoggard FarmsDecember 10, 2014

For more information about Hoggard Farms & their Berkshire Hogs, check out their Facebook page!

Hoggard Farms

Hoggard FarmsDecember 8, 2014

Hoggard’s Hogs proudly brought to you by Johnston’s!

Hoggard - Free Range piglets
Hoggard Farms’ Berkshire healthy & happy piglets - Enjoying the good life!


Hoggard’s Heritage Berkshire Hogs are…

Free Run – Pasture Raised – Antibiotic, Hormone & Steroid Free
100% Vegetable Grain fed & raised in a ‘stress free’ environment from Farrow to Finish!