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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


Wake Up To Yellow

May 17, 2017

By: Angie Lang, Marketing & Social Media Coordinator, EFA Eggs Farmers of Alberta and Egg Farmers of Canada celebrated spring by kicking off farmers’ market season with the creation of our very own Egg Farmer’s Market. We headed down to Stephen Ave. to remind Calgarian’s of the nice weather andMore


NET-0 Egg Barn Blog – Managing Manure

April 28, 2016

Net-Zero Egg Barn, Blog Post #6 – Managing Manure: April 28/2016 Brant Colony has paid close attention to every detail throughout the design and construction of their net-zero barn, including their plan for chicken manure.  Effective manure management is a key component of environmentally responsible farming for the entire colony. A dedicated 60′ x 30′More


NET-0 Egg Barn Blog – Hen Housing Installed

January 18, 2016

Net-Zero Egg Barn, Blog Post #5 – Hen Housing Installed: January 18/2016 Construction at Brant Colony has been progressing very well over the holidays and throughout the winter. EFA caught up with egg manager Darrel Mandel early in the new year, to find out why the colony decided to get involvedMore