Pasture-raised eggs for all!

We’re growing – and fast. This time last year we had roughly 35 family farmers and today we have close to 90 independent family farms across six states! That means we’re able to provide ethical eggs to more and more folks across the country, folks who otherwise would not have that choice. And that’s a wonderful thing! […]

Earn discounts and rewards with Shrink App

We know how much you love Vital Farms, and we really appreciate your support! Now, with the Shrink app, we can show you just how much! The Shrink app doesn’t only keep track of your Vital Farms purchase, you can also tell it to follow  your social media engagement (your tweets, posts and ‘grams) so you can […]

Happy, healthy, humane… and Certified

There are many terms used in food marketing these days, and it’s hard to keep up. We know it’s confusing, but we’re here to make it more simple. At least at the egg-set. When you’re looking for the top-of-the-line, best of the best eggs you can buy at the store (that are better for you, […]

Prop 2 – What does it mean to you?

On January 1, 2015 a new regulation, Proposition 2, became law in California. Also known as the Standards for Confining Farm Animals initiative, Prop 2 requires that calves, pregnant sows and egg laying hens have enough room in their cages to turn freely, stand up, lie down and (in the hens’ case) spread their wings. The regulation […]

Pasture-raised: Certified Humane’s gold standard

You can’t change the world overnight – but some brave individuals are leading the fight! Adele Douglass was sick of the inhumane treatment of farm animals in the food industry and decided to make a change, which led to the creation of HFAC – Humane Farm Animal Care and their Certified Humane program. This program […]

20 ways to recycle eggshells

Don’t you love when trash suddenly becomes a treasure? Here are 20 awesome uses for the shells, after you’ve already enjoyed the egg. Calcium water – Soak eggshells or use the (cooled down) from your boiled eggs, then water plants. Homemade chalk – Mix flour and hot water, and then add eggshell powder until it’s […]

Ethical Eggs and Chicken, coming to a restaurant near you! Vital Profile: Megan Griffith, Director of Food Service Sales

Megan Griffith, Vital Farms’ Director of Food Service Sales, knows her way around a restaurant. She’s also truly gifted at helping chefs to understand the serious taste, quality and environmental benefits of our ethical eggs and chicken. We sat down with Meg to talk pastured Chicken al Carbon, and how she’s helping put better food on […]

Interpreting and enforcing the FDA Egg Safety Rule – there’s no need to be afraid!

Some of you may have heard about the recent draft guidance from the FDA regarding outdoor access for organic and pastured egg producers. There is a lot of misinformation about what this means for organic and pasture-raised egg producers, and we want to set the record straight. This draft guidance was created in response to […]

Vital Recipe: Vegetarian Bibimbap w/ a Vital Farms egg

In the summer months, who wants to spend a lot of time over the stove? We like to eat healthy and easy to prepare meals using fresh ingredients. Enjoy this perfect summer recipe from Vital Farms contributor Pooja Mottl. Pronounced “Bee Beem Bop”, this dish is a highly nourishing classic meal in Korean cuisine. It’s […]

Vital Farming on the San Marcos River, Luling, TX

Todd Boran, his wife Niki and their four children live on 170 acres on the San Marcos River in Luling, TX. Boran started working with Vital Farms two years ago. The family has lived on this land for seven years, and had been farming commercial watermelons and cucumbers before working with Vital. In Boran’s eclectic […]