EFA Blog

Five Years of PEEP Success

December 18, 2018

In February of 2014, Egg Farmers of Alberta launched the Canadian egg industry’s first environmental program.  The Producer Environmental Egg Program (PEEP) is intended to help egg farmers better identify their impacts on the environment and facilitate the use of best practices. PEEP provides information about the impacts of on-farmMore


NET-0 Egg Barn Blog – 2 Years Later

December 3, 2018

Net-Zero Egg Barn, Blog Post #9 – 2 Years Later: December 3/2018 When we last visited the net-zero egg barn at Brant Colony, back in December 2016, egg manager Darrel Mandel was caring for his first flock, and the live-feed cameras had just come online.  Fast-forwarding two years, Darrel isMore


The Best Hen Housing System You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

November 20, 2018

Eggs are a staple product in fridges throughout Alberta and across Canada, and egg sales have been steadily growing for the past decade.  Consumers are curious to learn more about where their food comes from and how it was produced, so they can feel confident feeding their families.  However, whetherMore


From Our Family to Yours

November 20, 2018

Egg Farmers of Alberta and the province’s more than 170 egg farming families enjoy talking to Albertans about eggs and egg farming, which is why EFA founded an Egg Ambassador program several years ago.  This eagerness to share their story about how fresh, locally produced eggs get from their farmsMore