Like many things related to food, the free-range label misleads customers, so we explore the differences between free-range and pasture-raised.
Real life experiences with chickens spanning a 50 year period.
Free-range, backyard eggs are better for your health and your ethics.
How both we and the chickens have gotten better at surviving the cold winters where we live.
Summing up pasture data where it relates to chickens and customizing land to better suit poultry and their behavior and stomachs. Measuring oil viscosity levels and rescuing a trailer with a portable winch were some of our favorite things.
How to make candles you can really light from the peel of Clementine oranges. A wintertime craft...just oil and an orange peel!
Some of the downside of free ranging your chickens.
Short stories about our chicken experiences
Eggs aren't the only things that come from the business end of a chicken. But with a little time and materials, and even less ingenuity, the rest can set you up with a free and steady supply of valuable organic fertilizer.
Labels on commercial foods are difficult to decipher and misleading. For healthful food, healthy bodies, healthy communities and planet, we need to grow and purchase our food locally.
More than half a billion eggs possibly tainted with salmonella bacteria have been recalled. Avoid the scare by purchasing free-range, cage-free, organic and locally sourced eggs.
Geoff Taylor remembers a quality discussion with his cat, in which the amazing benefits of owning free-range chickens are the primary topic.
Advice from a sustainable farming expert on how to get started with livestock on a small piece of land.
Advice on how to find eggs that are truly healthy and humanely raised.
Discover the difference between the labels "free range" and "pastured" when it comes to eggs and chicken meat.
This Thanksgiving consider opting for a pastured turkey instead of a commercially raised bird, and think about buying local Thanksgiving foods, too.
The results of our latest nutrition tests show that eggs from hens raised on pasture (true free-range eggs) exceed commercially raised eggs in vitamin D content.
If you're looking for eggs with the highest nutrient content, seek out eggs from pastured poultry. Here's why these eggs are the healthiest, as well as more information for people who want to raise birds on pasture.