Virginia Virtual Farm to Table – Eggs
August 14, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hello, from the Chicken coop! Let’s go collect some eggs. After learning about Virginia’s Egg Industry, we will walk through Fresh Branch Farm’s small egg operation and show you how they raise and handle the eggs that their farm sells direct to consumers. Dr. Mike Persia from the Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences at Virginia Tech will also give you some tips for keeping laying hens in your own backyard. Finally, you will learn several options for using eggs as a nutritious and economical option for protein in the diet.