When most Americans open their fridges, there’s likely a carton of eggs sitting on the shelf. Eggs are essential not only to some of our daily diets, but also to America’s farm systems. As common as eggs are in our households, basic egg questions are often unanswered, like: What’s the difference between a brown and white egg? A yellow and orange yolk? And should I care if they’re pasture-raised?
Mississippi’s Cedar Hill Farm, an agritourism destination as well as supplier of local goods like honey and jams (and of course, eggs), offers their take on some of these questions and tells us about their approach to raising hens.
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