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Primal Supply Meats to Close All Retail Locations on Saturday

Update 9/14/21: Primal Supply Meats owner Heather Thomason has announced that the Brewerytown location will reopen on Thursday, September 16th, while the Fishtown location will […]


Philly Should Quit Cheap Meat

It goes without saying that the coronavirus’s effect on American foodways goes well beyond the decimation of the restaurant industry. Let’s be clear here: No […]


Primal Supply Hired a Chef. Here’s What That Means For You.

When Heather Thomason started Primal Supply Meats, she was focused primarily on providing high-quality meat to restaurants. She sold meat at regional farmers’ markets, but […]

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Winter Fare’s Holiday Market Is Popping Up in Kensington

When the weather turns cold, most of Philly’s many outdoor farmers markets pack it in for the season. Thankfully, there’s indoor pop-up market Winter Fare […]

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Marc Vetri Is Now a Partner in Primal Supply Meats

This year, whole-animal butcher shop Primal Supply Meats opened their first brick-and-mortar retail location. Now, the startup has hit another big milestone by partnering with its […]

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The Primal Supply Meats Butcher Shop Is About to Softly Open

South Philly meat lovers have another reason to rejoice today: Primal Supply Meats, the whole-animal butcher shop run by sustainable meat maven Heather Thomason, softly […]


Let’s All Kickstart Primal Supply’s New Butcher Shop

Back in December, we wrote about how badass butcher Heather Thomason of Primal Supply Meats is opening her first brick-and-mortar butcher shop on East Passyunk Avenue. […]


Vetri Cucina and Primal Supply Are Teaming Up for an Epic Evening of Meat

Heather Thomason of Primal Supply Meats is everywhere these days: her CSA-style butcher’s club is thriving, she’s running the Winter Fare farmers’ market pop-up, and […]


A Whole-Animal Butcher Shop Is Coming to East Passyunk Avenue

It’s about to be a lot easier to score a grassfed steak or pasture-raised pork shoulder in East Passyunk. Primal Supply Meats — which opened in […]


Your Guide to Philly’s Grassfed Beef Boom

This story has been updated. Sure, it’s easy to find organically grown fruits and veggies at your neighborhood farmers’ market, grocery co-op, and even some […]


Love Rosé? This Tasting Will Make You an Expert

Springtime (and warm weather, we presume?) is here, which means that it’s almost time for everyone’s favorite pink-hued alcoholic beverage to dominate. Thanks to the […]


Our Favorite Cheesesteak Returns Tonight in All Its Beefy, Saucy Glory

The FrizWit — the cheesesteak that we called the city’s best last year — is back tonight, popping up at Garage in South Philly. And […]


Feed the Hungry Like You Would Yourself With Broad Street Ministry’s Pasture to Plate Campaign

Heather Thomason, former head butcher at Kensington Quarters, struck out on her own last year with Primal Supply Meats. The whole-animal butchery service provides pastured, […]


Kensington Quarters Butcher Heads Out on Her Own

Heather Thomason who has been Kensington Quarters’ head butcher and fellow butcher Cecilie May are branching out on their own. The pair have started Primal Supply […]


Quick Bites: New Hai Street, Little Baby’s in DC, The Oval Returns

Hai Street Kitchen opens its newest location today. The sushi roll fast-serve spot is now serving in the food court at the Shops of Liberty […]