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What does the “grass-fed” label really mean? The USDA’s grass-fed labeling standard tells you a lot, but what it doesn’t tell you is just as important.
When I can’t buy cage-free, locally-raised eggs, I find myself staring at my grocery store’s egg shelves, trying to decipher those cryptic egg carton labels. Learn what they really mean.
In a new study, antibiotic-resistant bacteria were less common on farms that observed organic farming practices compared to conventional farms.
Over the past few years, I’ve noticed more and more poultry and eggs being marketed as “vegetarian fed.” While I’ve always wondered what this label means, now that I work on a farm, I’ve really started to question it.
Not only is meat hard on the environment, a lot of conventional meat and dairy production is cruel to the animals involved. Animals in factory farms live in horrendous conditions, receiving copious amounts of antibiotics to mitigate the diseases that these conditions breed. If you want to do your part to help these farm animals, […]
How do you like your eggs? The answer to that question used to be sunny side up, scrambled, or over easy. Now, it’s cage-free and organic, thank you very much. Since I moved to London recently, I’ve noticed a greater level of public awareness regarding egg production and chicken welfare as compared to the United […]
[social_buttons]There’s a lot of strutting and posturing going on right now, which makes me think of turkeys… For a serious foodie, it’s never too early to start planning Thanksgiving dinner. Deciding what kind of turkey to serve is a key piece in that plan. Here’s a quick guide to your turkey choices, and even a […]
Beautiful green and brown eggs are dwarfed by the huge goose eggs. Some farms also offer duck eggs for interested buyers. Want some of the most beautifully colored eggs this Easter, but don’t have time to dye them? No problem, you can get eggs in all colors from soft, warm brown to light sage, blue-green […]