• Tale of Two Conferences

    Locally Laid attended conferences this spring that couldn’t have been more different. Check out some of our photos.

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  • Tale of Two Conferences

    I didn’t want to go to Atlanta. The International Poultry Conference held there is a Big Ag event, and I didn’t see much gain for our little family-owned farm. We have nearly 3,000 hens that forage on pasture. Many of those who were at the Atlanta conference in late January count their chickens by the […]

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  • Happy 1st Birthday, Lola!

    Lola’s a year old! Of course, it wasn’t without some drama. When a suburban-raised 40-year-old, best built for the rigors of a cubical habitat, decides that the answer to his second layoff in as many years is to open a commercial-scale, pasture-raised egg venture, well  – that’s a performance in the making. And we did […]

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  • Happy 1st Birthday, LoLa

    Lola’s a year old! Of course, it wasn’t without some drama. When a suburban-raised 40-year-old, best built for the rigors of a cubical habitat, decides that the answer to his second layoff in as many years is to open a commercial-scale, pasture-raised egg venture, well  – that’s a performance in the making. And we did […]

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  • Egg Speak

    Ever been confused by Cafe Free vs. Organic vs. Free Range eggs? Me, too.

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  • Egg Speak

    Conscientious food shopping is hard. Labels with vaguely positive and ill-defined terms befuddle the well-intentioned consumer. And it’s a shame because we’re just trying to do the right thing by our families and planet. While I can’t talk to the entire spectrum of supermarket speak, I can help translate the egg speak. Ok, let’s start […]

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