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Changing Appetite For Eggs Hatches New Problems For Farmers

PETALUMA (KCBS) — The egg industry is in the midst of major changes.  Spurred by new laws in California and commitments from several major retailers and restaurant chains, many farmers are switching to more humanely raised ‘cage free’ eggs. 171 more words


All Food is "Natural"

While walking through the grocery store, you may notice labels such as “Natural”, “Organic”, and “Free Range”. Many consumers are willing to pay extra for products with these claims. 759 more words

Food And Drink

Lizard, It's What's for Lunch

All of a sudden one of the chickens was running around crazy in the yard. We couldn’t figure out what she was doing, and then… 9 more words


Farm Fresh

Doesn’t that have a nice ring to it? It doesn’t matter what it is. Even if I don’t like it, there is a gravitational pull to such a beguilement. 584 more words

Bless the Beasts and the Children: for the birds... and other creatures

In this later part of spring, the birds have already built their nests and are hatching out their young ones.  It’s rather entertaining, watching the cat sneak up on a robin, only to be driven away by two who are fiercely defending their young.   1,286 more words

Selecting Good Eggs

Egg Nutrition Facts: A Guide on Selecting Healthy, High-Quality Eggs

They’ve been demonized and vilified for so many years, and are even touted to be a “risk factor” for heart attacks – it’s a shame, because eggs are actually among the healthiest foods you can eat. 712 more words

Health Benefit

Scrambled Eggs

Recently, I decided to introduce some protein into my breakfast.  I’ve been eating a scrambled egg every second morning, with meat of various kinds the other days.  501 more words