Egg Farmers of Alberta Farm Tour – v. Foodie

Before I begin, I must disclose that I work for the Egg Farmers of Alberta. While inherently biased towards modern agriculture, I am a strong believer in food choice. Some consumers dislike all caged systems, citing welfare concerns. That’s okay – we work with all producers caring for more than 300 laying hens, and this includes […]

Testing Egg Shell Quality

At the Egg Farmers of Alberta, we hold regional producer meetings,so we can share news about the industry, whether it’s from consumer groups, our colleagues at the Egg Farmers of Canada, or information about upcoming programs and events. These meetings are held in January and June, and this week, we held our June regional meetings […]

What’s The Deal With Salmonella?!

Backyard flocks are always a hot topic, especially in urban environments. There’s a romantic aspect to waking up and collecting fresh eggs from your small flock of hens. It feels good. In your opinion, the eggs taste better, and having control over your hens’ lives, you remain confident that your food was sourced from happy and […]

Farm Video Mastery

Part of my work at the Egg Farmers of Alberta is managing the organization’s social media platforms and helping our Marketing Manager develop engaging social media campaigns. This is a recent addition to my role of self-appointed quota marshal (Producer Services Administrator), but it’s one that I’ve dived into without a second thought. Yesterday, I […]