Egg Carton Flower Wreath

November 16, 2020 Save that egg carton and grab your favorite paints and buttons, this little craft is perfect for a cozy holiday shut-in. Hang it up on your door or wall, these bright sustainable flowers will be a joy to all! Tips Make sure to glue the flowers onto the hoop with lots of […]

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What Does Vertical Integration Have to Do with Eggs?

November 6, 2020 Being one of the few vertically integrated egg producers of 100% Free Range and Pasture Raised eggs, is a huge deal to us at Blue Sky Family Farms. Vertical integration means we own our hens and can make decisions to ensure they are living their best possible lives. From the time the […]

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Dust Bathing with Mabel!

November 2, 2020 A Spa Day with Mabel and the Ladies When we humans envision a soothing spa day, we probably envision long, hot bubble baths, face masks, and steamy showers. Believe it or not, hens have spa days too, but it looks pretty different from ours. A hen’s version of freshening up involves digging […]

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Scratching with Daisy!

October 26, 2020 A lot of people may not know that chickens are extremely curious by nature, similar to our furry dog friends! The reason dogs sniff the ground is the same reason chickens scratch the ground; it’s their way of exploring and getting familiar with the world around them. And at Blue Sky Family […]

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So What Do Those Egg Labels Mean?

October 23, 2020 Egg Types are Confusing…The Egg Experts are Here to Help Cage free! All Natural! Free Range! Pasture Raised! The egg aisle at the supermarket practically screams at you as you stand there, wondering what all the labels actually mean, with the sneaking suspicion you may not be buying what you thought. Thing […]

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Egg Carton Spider Craft

October 22, 2020 This egg carton spider craft is sure to be a hoot! With a few easy steps, they’re simple to make, but they might make you shiver and shake. Hang em up or make them crawl, these creepy crawlies are perfect for fall! Tips Make sure paint and googly eyes are fully dry before […]

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Perching with Betsy!

October 19, 2020 When Betsy isn’t off exploring on green pastures, you can find her perching on just about anything – tree branches, logs, roosts we’ve built specifically for them or….on their favorite human! For thousands of years, perching has been one of a chicken’s most important survival practices. By nature, chickens have poor eyesight, […]

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Get to Know Our Chickens…

October 12, 2020 Chickens are just like us…well sort of. They’re extremely intelligent and similar to humans, they enjoy freedom and prefer to make choices for themselves. The key to making our chickens happy and healthy is providing lots of options – to stay inside or to roam outside – so they have the space […]

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Happy World Egg Day!

October 9, 2020 Everyone has an opinion about how they like their eggs, scrambled, fried, poached, over-easy, cheesy! There are endless options for these versatile, protein-packed shells of deliciousness. Our favorite here at Blue Sky Family Farms? All of them. No matter how you like your eggs, one thing is certain: celebrating our favorite food […]

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Egg Carton Chicken Craft

October 8, 2020 This fun egg carton craft is easy as can be and a great activity for your family. Using just a few household supplies and a little extra time, you can make these cute egg carton chickens to decorate your kitchen. Use them to hold your eggs while baking, or set them out […]

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