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Do You Eat Farm Fresh Eggs?

Have You Eaten Farm Fresh Eggs?

Last weekend my friends Emily and Krys came to stay with me. Emily and Krys live on an amazing little farm in Petaluma, CA, and among other things, they raise their own chickens. As a hostess gift, they brought me two dozen eggs, freshly picked from their coops. We enjoyed the wonderful eggs each morning, and now that I've had farm fresh eggs, I never want to go back to their store-bought counterparts — especially after doing a yolk comparison! Doesn't the vibrant orange yolk (farm fresh) look more appetizing than the sickly pale yellow yolk (store bought)? How about you: what kind of eggs do you enjoy?

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M-i-c-h-a-e-l-a M-i-c-h-a-e-l-a 4 years
I'm always happy when I get farm fresh eggs. I buy cage free eggs usually.
matzsmith matzsmith 5 years
As long as they are not crispy, I'll eat any good egg. Well I take that back, I've seen some who eat a partially formed chick in the egg, don't think I could go for that. White with yolk only please.
vitisva vitisva 5 years
The odds are too high that hers eat poo
bethinabox bethinabox 5 years
Yes! They are delicious. :)
musicmixer musicmixer 5 years
They are the best, especially when you know what the hens are eating.
vitisva vitisva 5 years
My mother-in-law has chickens (among many other things) but the yard, house, animals are so poorly maintained and everything so dirty that I wouldn't feel her chickens eggs are some that should be eaten
Sundaydrive Sundaydrive 5 years
If I liked eggs I would buy the farm fresh ones, but since the only time I use eggs are for cakes and such I don't think it would make a difference in taste.
wednesday_adams wednesday_adams 5 years
The family farm that hosts our co-op only charges $1.50 a dozen! I get some almost every week.
nylorac nylorac 5 years
i always buy cage free eggs, but nothing like farm fresh. though as your picture indicates, it looks so healthy and rich!
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 5 years
Appears to me the winner is ............senor fresco!!!!!!!!!!!!.....so let's all pay a little more and buy some!!!!!!!!!.........and keep the local farmer in business!!!!!!!
betty-kraker betty-kraker 5 years
love em love em
WarEagleNurse WarEagleNurse 5 years
Yes
Spectra Spectra 5 years
Yep, when I can get them. I make a trip out to this one farm near my house to get really cheap eggs and they're so GOOD! The yolks are ten times more yellow than the store-bought ones and they taste so fantastic.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 5 years
Yes, grew up eating only our own eggs and buy them whenever I can find them. Like all other foods, homegrown is the best!
MandyWH MandyWH 5 years
I agree! Farm fresh have so much more flavor.
jelibeann jelibeann 5 years
just last month, i wound up staying a friend's summer house where her uncle had left a carton of mini eggs from martha stewart's farm...turns out he is friends with her hair stylist...very odd, but delicious
poizenisxkandee poizenisxkandee 5 years
my brother won the chicks that his preschool class hatched when we were kids. we took em in and my dad built a coop in the backyard and we even took in some more we got at the feed store. nice to know whats in my eggs and such. pretty cool. weve even got a rooster who crows in the morning lol.
RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 5 years
I think I heard that the farm fresh ones are also more nutritious.
sourcherries sourcherries 5 years
Mmm, sounds delish! Tried to persuade sis to let me try raising hens--so far, no go. How about a goat? ;p
misslilad misslilad 5 years
no comparison, farm fresh are delish
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 5 years
They may cost a little more but the flavor is so much better......try them!
skigurl skigurl 5 years
yes! my boyfriend's family only gets fresh eggs because there's a farm closer to their house than there is a grocery store.
pandacn pandacn 5 years
My uncle's family recently bought chicks and are raising them so that they can have fresh eggs. I thought they were crazy, but maybe there is something to be said about fresh eggs! I could probably find a co-op.
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