Halifax’s First Vegan Butcher shop


Opening this december

Stay tuned for announcements of our butcher boxes. Currently we are not taking any special orders until our store is open.

How it works

Sometimes eating a plant-based diet requires more work and planning in the kitchen. We are here to take a bit of the pressure off. Once a month we will be creating a perfect assortment of healthy veggie "meats" and "cheeses" that you can either pick up or have delivered right to your door (Within the Halifax Peninsula). We will be switching up products every month to keep things interesting. As we grow the business we will continue to add new exciting products and recipes.

We will also have a store font open to the public 5 days a week starting in December. You will be able to come visit, talk with the chefs and enjoy the environment of a cruelty free butcher shop.

Who we are

We are a couple of buds based out of the North End of Halifax, NS. We are creating fun, delicious plant-based "meats" and "cheeses". Currently working on our very own kitchen so we can supply more of our demand!

Lauren Marshall - a trained chef from the Culinary Institute of Canada and Top Chef alumni works with talented employees on creating delicious veggie based “meats” and “cheese”.

 Just a couple of buds who love to cook - Lauren Marshall & Brandon Levesque  Photos by KT Lamond

Just a couple of buds who love to cook - Lauren Marshall & Brandon Levesque

Photos by KT Lamond


Pick Up Locations


  • RFM Headquarters 2300 Gottingen Street, Halifax Nova Scotia

  • 1509 Bedford Highway (Honey and Ginger)

  • 262 Baker Drive, Dartmouth (Honey and Ginger)


Scheduled Pick Up Dates

First Saturday of every Month Starting ...




Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns or any special dietary restrictions - let us know!  

Right now we are not taking special orders but are working on growing our business everyday so we can suit all your needs.

Phone: 902-702-2804 (If we don't answer please leave us a voicemail)


Drop us a line

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Balance & Brunch Club

Once a month we are all going to get together, do mindfulness practice with Kyla of Shanti - in a cool space and eat a seasonal brunch together family style. A great opportunity to get to know people in your community. Sharing food is just as powerful as sharing your mindfulness practice.

Hosted my Kyla Mackinnon of Shanti and Chef Lauren Marshall from Real Fake Meats and Coastal Healing Retreats. Space is limited and will sell fast so book as soon as you can. We cant wait to share this experience with you.

You will have 60 minutes of gentle flow & mindfulness practice followed by a delicious meal featuring Real Fake Meats exclusive products. Sip on delicious coffee from the shop (or tea) and a featured fresh mocktail. This event will be held at the Tare Shop, Halifax’s first zero waste bulk store and cafe.

**Please bring your own mat & water bottle. Everything else will be provided.

Next Date is Sunday, December 2nd.

Session 1 is at 8:30am (This was the first group to book) Yoga is followed by brunch at 9:30am.

Session 2 is at 9:30 am. Your session will start with brunch and be followed by your yoga session.

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About our box program

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It all started when…

We began selling specially crafted boxes with exciting options. We did 5 successful rounds before we realized we needed a bigger kitchen and it was time to expand. Our regular monthly boxes will become available when our storefront is open (just in time for the holidays- so think Festive boxes and Roasts!)

Until then, we would like to raise a little more funds so we will be selling our signature donair boxes again. These were originally sold during our crowd funding campaign. The charge will be $50.

**Note: This is at an increased price, as your purchase will be going directly to help buy specialty equipment for the shop in a last minute effort for raising funds for the new shop.

RFM is also teaming up with The Tare Shop on 5539 Cornwallis street, only a few blocks from the almost ready Real Fake Meats Location. These donair bags in pure Zero Waste Fashion. Bring your own container for the Donair Meat (enough to fit 350g of meat), a mason jar for the donair sauce (at least 250ml) and a bag for your pita bread. For all our zero waste supporters we will be including a Tare Shop Tote Bag to put it all in!

Includes donair meat, sauce, pita bread and a tare shop tote bag! Makes 4 delicious donairs.

  • Pick-up with be at the Tare Shop on 5539 Cornwallis St. on Saturday, November 24th 9am-12pm.

Orders must be in by Sunday, November 18th.