New York, NY (October 16, 2018) – Handsome Brook Farm is proud to announce Mother Hens: The Chefs of Handsome Brook Farm in partnership with Einat Admony, Janine Booth and Suzanne Vizethann.
In recent days, the President has reiterated the possibility that the U.S. walks away from the trade deal, a move that would have dramatic implications for manufacturers.
Aside from their living conditions, you ought to be extremely concerned with what the chickens are eating. After all, you are what you eat and if your chickens aren’t getting proper nutrients those eggs you are buying aren’t as healthy as you think.
In 2008, Betsy and husband Bryan Babcock were selling their pasture-raised backyard eggs at local farmers markets near their home in Upstate New York. Today their produce is sold in over 4000 locations in 48 states across America.
The factory doors open at sunup and the employees hop to it. You might think the drudgery--day after day, egg after egg--would be wearing, but the hens at Handsome Brook Farm are happy producers. Perhaps it's the workplace.
One square foot of space per hen is all that's required for eggs to be labeled cage-free.
Pasture-raised eggs are better for chickens, because they allows the animals to roam freely and live as hens naturally do.
The egg industry is undergoing a “renaissance” as consumers increasingly turn their backs to conventional eggs from caged hens and reach instead for those from chickens raised with space to move and access to outdoors, claims the co-owner of Handsome Brook Farm.
This past weekend, I had an opportunity to visit Handsome Brook Farm, one of the leading producers of pasture-raised eggs, where I got to learn about the most humane way to raise chickens from co-owners Betsy and Bryan Babcock...
Following a family tragedy, Betsy Babcock, 56, and her husband Bryan, 55, decided to leave their health care administration jobs and move to a bucolic farm in Franklin, NY, where Bryan landed a teaching job.
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