Making Flour-less Chocolate Cake (with Vital Farms Eggs) with Chef Alain Braux

French Chef Alain Braux, a trained chef de patisserie and Executive Chef at People’s Pharmacy in Austin, Texas allowed us to watch him make his famous (and extremely delicious) Flour-Less Chocolate Cake. All three People’s Pharmacy locations (South Lamar, North Lamar and Westlake) now carry Vital Farms eggs to purchase, (they also bake with the eggs) […]

An Interview with Michael Cox, family farmer, Arkansas

  Where did you grow up? I grew up in living in Summers, AR. on the farm with my dad. I just turned 30 last week. Now it’s time to grow up! Currently my wife Courtney and our two boys Tate and Jax live on our Holcroft farm, which is where we have our Vital Farms production. How did you start chicken […]

Locally Speaking, from Vital Farms’ Perspective

I often speak to customers wishing our eggs were from a farm that is closer to their home. The local food movement is fast growing and widespread. Organizations like Slow Food promote locally produced foods over of the purchase of products made or grown further away. So, what do we think about this? All things […]

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. […]

Pasture-raising in the Summertime: No sweatin’ chickens!

As the rest of the U.S. heats up, in the Southern States it’s been steamy for about a month already. At our farms, we make sure to keep our hens hydrated while giving them plenty of access to shade. Pasture-raising is still a very successful and viable method of farming, even in the heat. However, […]

What makes Vital Farms eggs special?

Here’s a sad fact: Most of the conventionally, and even organically raised hens in the US never see the light of day, or a single blade of green grass in their entire life. In direct and intentional contrast to these inhumane conditions, Vital Farms chickens are pasture-raised and Certified Humane ™, in addition to USDA certified organic. Our number one goal is to embody responsible animal husbandry and the highest quality food production.