Egg producers ring in on Prop 2, an animal welfare ballot initiative that which requires that chickens raised for eggs to be given enough space to "turn around freely, lie down, stand up, and fully extend their limbs," among other things.
I never intended to be a locavore. I took part in the Eat Local Challenge last year thinking my husband and I could survive off Massa Organics brown rice and local eggs and call it a success. I couldn’t have been more wrong.
Growing organic rice is not easy, but for Greg Massa and Raquel Krach, however, the principles of land stewardship and sustainability are worth the sacrifice. At Green Gulch Farm, Manager Sarah Tashker explained the workings of the small non-profit farm.