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 […]

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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 […]

Freeze ‘em, thaw ‘em, save ‘em for later!

We’ve been getting a lot of emails from customers that drive an hour (or two or three) to buy our pasture-raised eggs, and we couldn’t be more thankful. You’re choosing to be good to your bodies, but not so good on your gas tank. The good news is – you can freeze eggs for later! […]

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 […]

Unscrambling Egg Labels – a helpful guide

We ran a little survey to find out what people think and believe some of the most common egg label terms mean. The results are surprising! Seems like people want eggs from chickens raised outdoors on pastures, but have been led to believe that that’s what ‘free-range’ and ‘cage-free’ are. We all know the truth […]

Being Organic – What does it mean?

If you purchase our pasture-raised eggs, you’ll know that only our Vital Farms and Pasture Verde eggs  are Certified Organic. On a crowded shelf, it can sometimes be a little confusing to understand what this means – in amongst the ‘free-range’, ‘cage-free’, ‘added Omega-3s’ eggs, how important is an Organic Certification, and how does it fit […]

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 […]