The Cornucopia Institute, based in Wisconsin, has created an Organic Egg Scorecard. Their list of 84 egg producers rates quality based on outdoor access for hens, space allowed, rotation of space, feed, lifespan of hens, and ownership structure of the business, among other factors. [View the List]
A few local producers are recognized on this list, including Portland's Phoenix Egg Farm and Trout Lake Abbey in southwest Washington.
|Mobile hen house at McK Ranch.|
McK Ranch Eggs & Poultry
Questions being raised about "organic" eggs