May is National Egg Month! Do you know where your eggs really come from? Is

I have written on this topic before, but thought that with this being National Egg Month, it was worth repeating. This time I am sharing this well written blog post from Cheese Acres Farm on the topic of eggs.

Cheese Acres Farm

Where do your eggs really come from? What do all those confusing terms and labels really mean? Hopefully we can clear up a bit of the confusion for everyone by answering some common questions.

Is there any difference between white eggs and brown eggs? Nope. They taste exactly the same. In fact some hens lay blue, green, pink and other colored eggs! They all taste the same and have the same nutritional value, depending on where you get them of course.

I buy “cage-free” eggs from the supermarket. Doesn’t that mean the hens get to roam outside? Not necessarily. It just simply means they have unlimited food and water and roam around freely in their habitat which is usually indoors. Most likely they are very crowded.

Farm Fresh, that means I can be sure my eggs are fresh right? Only if you know your farmer and you get them straight…

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By Diana who is Playing Without Limits. Posted in Odds & Ends