Proud to announce: Rachel’s Eggs ranked 4th by Cornucopia Institute

The Cornucopia Institute recently updated their Organic Egg Scorecard. Our certified organic Rachel’s Eggs have been ranked 4th among over 120 farms across the nation, with 2160 of a possible 2200 points and a “5-egg” rating (2001-2200): “Exemplary”—Beyond Organic!

Here’s the link to their latest report;

click here to see OUR scorecard, with 100 points in 19 of 22 categories!

Our assortment of heritage breed hens rotate around our farm’s avocado grove in their chicken tractors, a bottomless pen designed to keep them safe from predators. They’re moved at least twice a week to fresh pasture, where they scratch around for goodies. They’re supplemented with certified organic, soy-free, non-GMO feed. During the wintertime, our eggs are snapped up as add-on egg shares by our CSA members, with a waiting list. Between mid-April and October, when the CSA isn’t operating, anyone can purchase our eggs though our ‘summer offers’ program.

Our other local organic egg producer, PNS Farms, who we mentored a few years back, has a 5 rating as well, with 2120 points out of 2200. Our CSA members also enjoy their eggs.

4 Responses to “Proud to announce: Rachel’s Eggs ranked 4th by Cornucopia Institute”

  1. 1 anamericaninturin 21 November 12 at 11:01 am

    Fantastic!! Here’s to hoping we can find some at the Farmer’s Market in December 🙂

  2. 2 Tessa 21 November 12 at 4:33 pm

    Job Well done! Trish, GMO Free Florida

  3. 3 ashleyjmorgan 12 December 12 at 3:40 pm

    I’m looking forward to being able to buy some of these gorgeous eggs! I know the CSA is waitlisted, however do you sell them anywhere else right now? At Pinecrest Gardens?

    • 4 Farmer Margie 12 December 12 at 3:58 pm

      During the CSA season, CSA members get first dibs. However, IF we have any extras, or not enough consistently to add some shares, we will take them to the market. We’re waiting as the young hens to ramp up their egg-laying! In the summer there’s plenty of eggs available.

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