Look for egg cartons marked "free range" or "organic" in your grocery store. The only difference between the two is that organic birds are fed certified organic feed. And since in Ontario, most free range farmers have chosen to feed their birds organic feed, it will be easier to find Ontario organic eggs.
That is a great question. Egg Farmers of Ontario (EFO) is an association that has a long history of representing more than 400 egg farm families in Ontario.
Our organization started in 1964 and continues to go strong today. We are entirely funded be the farmers and provide a variety of programs and services for them including:
We always have eggs in the house and sometimes it feels like I live in the barn – so the line between farm and family is very blurry but we like it that way. I actually have a minimum of 3 eggs a day and have done so as long as I can remember. My mother would fry up 3 over easy for breakfast and I'd also have 2 over easy sandwiches in my lunch. It's my staple.
Get Cracking For over 30 years, we have encouraged you to with egg recipes, contests and promotions.
Through consumer research we learned many of you are interested in getting to know what motivates Professional Egg Farmers in Ontario.
It is our pleasure to share with you what inspires Ontario egg farmers by presenting 14 of the 400 farm families featured in our "Who Made Your Eggs Today?" campaign.