Eggs

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Pasture Raised Eggs

Pasture raised eggs are truly free-range eggs. Our heritage breed hens give us the most beautiful coloured eggs with nice dark yolks.

The benefits of pasture raised eggs include:

1/3 less cholesterol
1/4 less saturated fat
2/3 more vitamin A
2 times more omega-3 fatty acids
3 times more vitamin E
7 times more beta carotene

Eggs from hens raised outdoors on pasture have from three to six times more vitamin D than eggs from hens raised in confinement. Pastured hens are exposed to direct sunlight, which their bodies convert to vitamin D and then pass on to their eggs. Eating just two of these eggs will give you from 63-126% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin D!

Note that this benefit comes only from hens that are free to graze fresh greens, eat bugs, and bask in the sun. 99% of the eggs sold in the supermarket do not meet this criterion. *Source

Pasture Raised Eggs $6.00/dozen

Our bi-weekly egg delivery program to Salmon Arm is currently FULL.  Please contact us to be added to our waitlist.

 

*Unfortunately we do not accept pre-orders online for eggs.  Eggs are first come first serve at farmer’s markets.

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