How to Raise Meat Chickens

Race Car Chickens Broiler chickens are very different from egg layers. Joel Salatin calls them “Racecar birds” because they grow very fast, but a slight mistake can have dire consequences. The layers are pretty forgiving, but they take five months to lay their first egg, and then they lay for one-two years, 3-5 eggs a […]

The Real Price of Food

“It’s time we all rethink how we price our food.” ~ Bev Eggleston This post was authored by Bev Eggleston, owner of EcoFriendly Foods and “patron-saint” of the local food movement, in response to a recent Washington Post article: “The New Front in the Culture Wars: Food”. Eggleston’s response was originally posted on Roadside Organics. Learn […]