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Right now, $3/dz for medium eggs at the farmers market. I know they're pastured, but probably not organic. From speaking with urban chicken aficionados, organically raising chickens is a rather impractical task, and there's no guarantee that your chickens aren't feasting on non-organic material that they scratch up. The yolks are large and bright orange and taste like butter, so that's good enough for me
“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” Rumi
I wish I knew where to get pastured eggs in NYC. Whenever I go to Farmer's markets, all I see is 'vegetarian,' and they mention the grain they feed them... can they be pastured in spite of that?
Anyone know anywhere? I promise not to bite into your weekly supply; I don't eat -that- many.
Yeah, it would take way too much land to feed chickens exclusively on grass and bugs. Other than the Tropical Traditions coconut-based feed, I believe all chicken feeds are grain-based. I'd just eat the ones from the farmers' market, rather than let the perfect be the enemy of the good. A good question to ask, though, would be how much time the chickens actually spend in grassy areas. As long as it's a little while every day, they're probably far better than anything you can buy in a grocery store.
I have been paying $6 but now had to switch farms so now they are 7$ but if we buy 15 dozen the price drops to $6 a dozen. I go through 10 dozen a month... Care to buy 5 dozen so we can get a discount?