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Organic Chickens Get More Room To Roam

In a recent article published by npr.org, Dan Charles explains just how much space should be provided for an organic hen to live.

“According to the new rules, farmers must provide at least one square foot of outdoor space for each 2.25 pounds of poultry in their flock. According to Jesse Laflamme, CEO of Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs, that translates to about two square feet per egg-laying hen, or about an acre for a flock of 20,000.”

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Small Egg Farms Fuel Company’s Big Growth

In an article published by lancasterfarming.com, Pete and Gerry’s chief executive, Jesse Laflamme, discusses how Pete and Gerry’s farm came to be what it is today.

“Laflamme’s grandfather started out as a small, conventional egg producer serving northern New Hampshire and Vermont in the years following World War II.”

“The family started building barns and adding hens, but they realized they could soon grow into the kind of large-scale farm they did not want to be and their customers did not like, Laflamme said.”

If you’re interested in the growth of organic foods, eating Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs is a good place to start.

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Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs not affected by egg recall!

Over 200 million eggs have been recalled recently by another company due to a concern over Salmonella stemming from a single Rose Acre Farms location in North Carolina.

None of our eggs are part of this recall as we would never produce eggs on a factory farm of that size or style. If you’re concerned about eggs you purchased recently, see what brands have been recalled.

Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs are produced responsibly and safely on small family farms. Learn more about why our eggs are different.