Advice on how to find eggs that are truly healthy and humanely raised.
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.
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.
Free-range, backyard eggs are better for your health and your ethics.
Advice from a sustainable farming expert on how to get started with livestock on a small piece of land.
Discover the difference between the labels "free range" and "pastured" when it comes to eggs and chicken meat.
Real life experiences with chickens spanning a 50 year period.
Some of the downside of free ranging your chickens.
How both we and the chickens have gotten better at surviving the cold winters where we live.
Like many things related to food, the free-range label misleads customers, so we explore the differences between free-range and pasture-raised.
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.
This Thanksgiving consider opting for a pastured turkey instead of a commercially raised bird, and think about buying local Thanksgiving foods, too.
Short stories about our chicken experiences
Geoff Taylor remembers a quality discussion with his cat, in which the amazing benefits of owning free-range chickens are the primary topic.
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.
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.
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.