Our girls are #HappyOutdoors all winter long

One of the most important tenets here at Vital Farms is that our girls get to be outdoors all year-round, which isn’t the same for all eggs that make the pasture-raised claim. You see, some brands are “seasonally pastured” which means their girls get to enjoy fresh air and sunshine for some of the year […]

We’re looking for a Payroll Specialist/Office Manager!

About Vital Farms Vital Farms Inc. is the leading brand of humanely-raised eggs and poultry in the US. In five short years we have grown to a company of some fifty employees and over fifty supplier farms in six states, from Georgia to Texas to California. Our eggs and chicken are sold to grocery store […]

At Vital Farms, transparency is key

With Ag-Gag Bills on ballots all over the country and massive factory farms doing everything they can to NOT show you their “farms”, Vital Farms believes in transparency in everything we do. We host large quarterly farm tours for our customers and allow them to photograph and take video on any of our farms. We […]

It’s not adequate to just vote with your forks

We had the opportunity to visit with Michael Pollan, the famed food and agriculture journalist and author on Thursday last week. Dorsey Barger, the woman behind HausBar farms, hosted a lovely and intimate gathering at her newly remodeled farm in East Austin, complete with libations from Tipsy Texan, pizza from Bola pizza and apps from […]

Flour: An Honest Bakery in Downtown Austin

One thing that has always been great about Austin is finding the hidden gems where you wouldn’t expect them. Flour is certainly one of them, a quiet artisan bakery located right where one wouldn’t first expect, upstairs from a thrash metal bar on Red River Street, the heart of Austin’s downtown music district. Hope Williams […]

Locally sourced, globally inspired: Snack Bar on South Congress makes us a treat with Vital Farms eggs

Above: Tamago Yoko: cabbage, leek and shrimp hash-cake, with Applewood smoked bacon, two Vital Farms eggs on top, wasabi aioli, sriracha, bonito and nori. Though Snack Bar’s been open for a few years, the chef and the menu have changed quite a few times. (Basically, the restaurant you visited a few years ago isn’t the […]

Video: Lick Ice Creams makes waffle cones with Vital Farms eggs

  Born in Halletesville, TX (10 miles outside Shiner, TX), Lick Honest Ice Creams Owner, Anthony Sobotik, was always fascinated by food. He painstakingly perfected 30 flavors of ice cream over a year, experimenting with recipes from old family cookbooks and determined to focus on locally sourced ingredients. Flavors like Grapefruit Ginger, Roasted Beets with […]

Frittata Recipe from Food 4 Fitness Cafe in Austin, TX

Garden Veggie Frittata (We love this for breakfast with a side of fruit, or lunch/dinner with a small salad. Enjoy!) Serves 6 To prepare: Gather your veggies & eggs and preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Ingredients –   10 Vital Farms Eggs –   ¼ cup Water, Milk, OR Almond Milk –   1 ½ […]

Vital Farms and the Capital Area Food Bank

As of May 2011, 46 million, or 1 in 7 Americans are currently on food stamps. These astounding numbers go to show that food security is a real problem for a growing number of Americans. Yesterday we took a tour of the Capital Area Food Bank, accompanied by John Turner, Senior Director of Marketing and […]

La Condesa’s Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream with Vital Farms eggs

Laura Sawicki, Pastry Chef at La Condesa, was kind enough to let us into her kitchen to show us the basics of one of Summer’s most classic and refreshing desserts: homemade ice cream made with Vital Farms eggs! La Condesa’s Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream (Yield: About 1 QT) Ingredients: 1 ¼ c. Milk, 1 ¾ c. […]

Recipe: Deliciously savory Pad Thai with Vital Farms’ eggs

This week we wanted to bring you a photo story + recipe to expand on the typical egg repertoire (fried, scrambled, on a sandwich, in an omelet, etc.). This recipe comes from our friend in South Austin, Jam Sanitchat, Owner of Thai Fresh, an incredible gem of a restaurant that serves a wide variety of […]