Local Egg-Ventures

I know I just recently gushed about all the great local food around here, but I just had to post today because I was so excited…

Today I finally got to check out one of the farms on our street that sells eggs from their driveway (there are two of them). In their driveway was a little shed with a tiny, cube-shaped refrigerator. Inside were a few cartons of eggs, each with a hand-written note giving the price (based on egg size). There was also a little glass bowl into which one puts the money. It’s called the honour system – you just pull up, get your eggs, leave your money, and drive away…how cool is that?

I came away with a dozen large, organically raised, free-range eggs from a farm just down the road…for almost half the price of store-bought ones from non-local, commercial suppliers. I am one happy camper!

Categories: community, know your food | 2 Comments

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2 thoughts on “Local Egg-Ventures

  1. So glad things are working out for you on your ‘starter acreage’! Your enthusiasm is contagious!

  2. hag

    why are you driving if the farm is next door? Next time walk and notice the world around you.

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