Non-GMO Egg Shares
Non-GMO Egg Shares
The real deal for local, non-GMO eggs straight through the year.
Source anywhere from half a dozen eggs to four dozen eggs per week with us. Season length is 18 weeks, from Halloween through Presidents' Week. Please note that egg share pick-ups happen on an every other week basis, so each time you pick up, you'll receive a two-week quantity of eggs. A small egg share is the one you want if you're looking for a dozen eggs per week.
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To the fullest extent possible, our animals are pasture-raised. This means they are rotated throughout fresh certified organic pasture during the months of the year that this is feasible, and allowed continuous access to the outdoors during the snow-covered months. During an average year, the chickens move to a winter barn sometime in November.
Chickens need a balanced diet that relies on grains to support their health and growth. We go out of our way to provide local feed that is not genetically modified/non-GMO. Our animals are never given growth hormones. We treat animals like ourselves, and would give antibiotics only in the case of a true medical emergency, never to boost growth or to temper the effects of confinement. There has never yet been a cause for antibiotics use at our farm.
For more information about our practices, please ask us.
NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS OF PASTURE-RAISED EGGS
Eggs raised out on pasture have a great nutritional profile, including 1⁄3 less cholesterol, 1⁄4 less saturated fat, 2⁄3 more vitamin A, two times more omega-3 fatty acids, three times more vitamin E, and seven times more beta carotene. (1)
REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS
We know that joining a CSA is a big commitment, and we want you to be completely satisfied with your experience at our farm. If you find you have a problem of any kind, we hope you will come to us right away so we can fix it or provide an explanation. If you're unsatisfied for any reason, we will refund you the balance of your share on demand.
We love getting back our clean blue cartons. Stacking them flat really helps us stay organized. Thank you! Unfortunately, we don't use Styrofoam, but many town transfer stations will recycle them for you.
- Mother Earth News: http://www.motherearthnews.com/real-food/free-range-eggs-zmaz07onzgoe.aspx