FREE RANGE EGGS - Rieger Farms & Rieger Eggs -Armstrong,BC
Welcome to Rieger Farms & Rieger Eggs
Farming is not only business, it's a lifestyle.
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We're a small diverse family farm, and passionate about producing
high quality Free Range Eggs, and understand that our core farming principles make our Award winning
Free Range Eggs very special.
Sustainability, Quality and Accountability
are three things that guide us every day at Rieger Farms. We are committed to providing the best quality of life for
our hens. As a registered egg producer with the BC Egg, we are dedicated offering eggs of consistent high quality,
nutrition, and safety.
YES, fresh free range eggs taste better, and hold more nutritional value than other eggs.
If you don't believe it, just test them.. Once you have seen and tasted the difference, there's no going back. Thank
you for making Free Range Rieger Eggs your daily choice.
Farms (a research farm) is for over 35 years pesticide free and located in the North Okanagan near Armstrong, British Columbia, Canada.
Free Range Eggs *Plus Eggs
come from free rangehens eat only Certified Organic Feed, without antibiotics, medications
or preservatives. . Hens are completely cage free both inside and outside the barn, roosts and lay theirs eggs in nest boxes. read more
Judging Exterior Egg Quality Farmers exhibiting their egg in different categories. Eggs are judges for Cleanliness - Egg shape - Shell texture - Ridges - Shell thickness - Body checks, Uniformity,, Color, size including interior of the egg.
Do to COVID 19, No seminars in
Who should attend? If you would like to raise your own chickens, having
your own eggs, or a customer who would like to know more about chickens and eggs etc.That's the seminar for you.TOPICS
INCLUDE: The Basics-Feeding,Care & Housing of ChickensBiosecurity of the BackyardFlock Common Infectious Diseases of ChickensRaising
Chickens the Natural WayEgg Handling & Understanding Salmonella.Guenter is operating with his wife Regina, Rieger Farms,
and has many years of experience raising chickens and layers. Guenter Riegera retired research engineer, who is passionate about organic farming and permaculture, is sharing his knowledge and experience as egg producer to
keep your birds healthy and happy.Pre-register: No tickets sold at the door. Class size 10-12 people only
The United Nations issued a report that stated: "Only Small Farmers Can Feed the World" Governments
must shift subsidies and research funding from agro-industrial monoculture to small farmers using ‘agroecology [permaculture]'
methods. Read more.
Society meets the needs of humans and all life systems through the practices and principles found in Permaculture Low Impact
The United Nations issued a report that stated: "Only Small Farmers Can Feed the World"
Governments must shift subsidies and research funding from agro-industrial monoculture to small farmers using ‘agroecology
[permaculture]' methods. .Read more
A.N.G.E.L. FOUNDATION and Intergovernmental Organization (IGO) is a 501(A) international tax exempt non-profit charitable foundation. Our mission is to build collaboration between
member states for the purpose of implementing new systems, structures, and technologies that promote regenerative and sustainable
practices. A.N.G.E.L. addresses human rights issues and advocacy for children, women, and families globally through
system based holistic..
Why we do grade eggs? Grade requirements are set for eggs to protect the consuming public from undue
risk. In grading eggs, the factors of interior quality, weight, cleanliness and shell construction are considered. These factors
are related to safety, wholesomeness and quality. Eggs are graded in a registered egg station to ensure they are handled and
packed in a sanitary environment. Read more......
in place to protect consumers require that grading stations that are graded as Canada A (consumer grade eggs) must be clean
and free of leaks, cracks or other defects that could present food safety problems.
Storage, handling and cooking of eggs. Keep refrigerated
t 1-8 Celsius (33-46 F) Store away from strong odours.Rotate First in / first out. Handling * Wash hands * use only clean uncracked eggs * Use clean, sanitised utensils and equipment.Preparation *
Cook eggs thoroughly * Hold cold egg dishes below 5 Celsius (40 F) *Never leave egg dishes at room temperature more
than 1 hour. (including preparation and service)
Why Eggs Are The Healthiest Food on The Planet, by By Kris Gunnars, BSc
Eggs are so nutritious that they're often referred to as "nature's multivitamin."One
large egg contains (1):Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin): 9% of the RDA.Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin): 15% of the RDA.Vitamin A: 6% of the
RDA.Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid): 7% of the RDA.Selenium: 22% of the RDA.Eggs also contain small amounts of almost every
vitamin and mineral required by the human body... including calcium, iron, potassium, zinc, manganese, Vitamin E, Folate and
many more.They also have unique antioxidants and powerful brain nutrients that many people are deficient in.... read
History of Egg Consumption by Gerard Paul Humanity has consumed eggs for thousands of years. There are Ancient Egyptian records that showcase fowls laying
eggs for humankind....ProteinOne of the first things many people associate eggs with is protein. And for a good reason - egg
protein has a balanced ratio of amino acids and is one of the easiest to digest of all types. A single chicken egg can
contain as little as 4g of protein up to as high as 8g. The number mostly fluctuates based on how large the egg is. Read more.
11 Health Benefits of Eggs,
According to Science (+12 Mouthwatering Egg Recipes) Eggs have been given a bad reputation by many scientists
and nutritionists over the last few decades.However, they are actually a superfood and beneficial to the body in many ways. Read more.