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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Often in our communications with customers, we focus on the quality and uniqueness of our pasture-raised organic eggs. We describe the lifestyle our birds enjoy and the importance of environmental stewardship. This week, we want to focus on another aspect of our sustainable business model: the importance of, and our commitment to, our farm workers and staff. Even […]
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 […]
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.