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. […]

Matcha Green Tea Macarons with Vital Farms Eggs

At Vital Farms, our entire company is made up of people who love food. And as much as we usually eat loads of whole grains, vegetables from our gardens and of course, pastured, organic eggs, we also like to indulge in a sweet treat from time to time. So in the storied and adorable spirit […]

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, […]

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 […]

Watch: Behind the scenes at Vital Farms’ distribution center

Want to know what happens to our eggs between the farm and your grocery store? Here’s a sneak peak into the washing and packaging of eggs at our South East Austin, TX distribution center.  Enjoy! 1. Eggs arrive directly from the farm in milk crates. 2. Eggs are given an initial rinse. 3. Eggs are […]

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.