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 […]
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 […]
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.
The Cornucopia Institute, the leading proponent of ecologically produced local, organic and authentic food, highlights Vital Farms for our exemplary management practices as an egg producer that is truly “beyond organic.”
Check out our videos of the farm – one from Whole Foods and one homemade!
We’re frequently asked by customers why we chose to pack our eggs in PET plastic versus cardboard. By most appearances, plastic, which is a petroleum product, is not as good a choice for an eco-conscious company. While paper/cardboard is a renewable product, the paper mills that are responsible for their production are some of the […]
We really appreciated this Time magazine article from August 2009, Getting Real About the High Price of Cheap Food. It details many ways in which the American food consumer faces an uphill battle in finding solid nutrition, and how our food industry provides cheap food, but at an enormous cost.