Humane farming is good for humans too. Here’s why.
EAT BETTER LIVE BETTER NEWSLETTER / March 14,2018
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LOTS OF PASTURE AND NO PESTICIDES, ANTIBIOTICS, HORMONES, OR GMO'S AT THIS LOCAL FARM
Out of the six kids in the Avery’s Branch Farms family, Oliver is the one in charge of their pasture-raised chickens. The family also raises cows and pigs. With support from Seasonal Roots and other Virginia families and restaurants, their farm has really grown. Their chicken flock has grown from five hens and a rooster to 3,800 hens. The egg business is now big enough for 24-year-old Oliver to launch (cue the drumroll…) AUTHENTICITY FARMS!
Even as the flock has grown, Oliver’s commitment to his family’s humane farming practices has remained the same...
Learn the difference between cage-free, free-range, and pasture-raised below, or view this issue as a printable PDF with clickable links.