Butchery Classes

At Hagens we are now offering butchery classes. These are run from our Richmond Store and our South Melbourne Store 

Be sure to view our bookings as places are limited and sell out fast. 

Please Note: Classes do require minimum numbers in order to go ahead. We reserve the right to move bookings and offer a refund in the event that postponement is not suitable. 

We currently offering the following butchery classes. 

Beef Butchery Class

This butchery short course covers general organic farming practice a quick overview of provenance, slaughter and storage. Our expert butchers then display how a side of beef is broken down into its primal cuts. Then as a class we pick up a knife and learn to prepare our own joint of beef.

Our Introduction to Butchery class covers firstly organic butchery practice, then we demonstrate how beef is broken down into its primal cuts, whilst at the same time explaining different uses for each cut of meat.


All Classes

  • Limited numbers 
  • You will take home the meat that you butcher on the night, also we will provide you with a boning knife and butchers apron to keep.
  • At the end of the class there is a meal included matched with an appropriate beer or wine. 

Upcoming Classes 

South Melbourne Market Location 

19th of Aug 9am - 12pm 

2nd of Sept 9am - 12pm 

16th of Sept 9am - 12pm 


Richmond Location 


17th of Aug 6pm - 9pm 

31st of Aug 6pm - 9pm

14th of Sept 6pm - 9pm 

28th of Sept 6pm - 9pm 

Due to popular demand, we are now able to offer people butchery class vouchers

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