Cleaning the Garden with Chickens

#eggs = #recycled #vegetables A video posted by Tim Hoven (@hovenfarms) on Sep 8, 2016 at 8:14am PDT We moved the chickens to the garden. Why?  The chickens will be eating all the leftover vegetables and materials left behind. Yes, we are turning a…

Cage Free Eggs VS Pastured Eggs

I had to stop by the grocery store and pick up some milk yesterday.  I usually wander over the store looking at the crap that I shouldn’t eat but secretly desire. (I am looking at you frozen pizza!)  Sad but true, I don’t eat…

What are the Best Eggs?

CBC did a story last week on eggs.  They set up a panel to eat conventional eggs, cage free, pastured eggs and organic pastured eggs. Watch the video here.  It is 22 minutes long.  It is really well done and shows people what the…

Free Range Egg VS Store Bought Barn Raised Egg

Free Range eggs produce wonderfully rich orange yolks. In this episode Tim Hoven shows us how different free range eggs look compared to Barn raised store bought eggs. Our free range chickens get to walk around in the open air and eat and forage…

The Chickens Eating a Farmers’ Market Feast

In this episode the free range chickens are foraging through the delicious compost that was brought home from the market. Produce that isn’t good enough to sell at the market ends up in the compost, so Tim takes a box home every week to…

Can Mathias Catch the Chicken?

The chickens heard Tim’s voice and came over to see what he was doing. These are the free range laying hens that Francis Hoven collects the eggs from and they have incredible orange yolks. You can find these eggs at Hoven Farms in the…

Watch These Free Range Chickens Work for their Food!

Chickens are amazing animals.  They will use both their beaks and feet to dig through material to find bugs, grains, seeds and other things to eat. In this episode, Tim shows some of the free range chickens digging through a straw pile.  Last fall…

Free Range Chicken and Eggs – May 2 2014

Tim takes a walk and show off the free range chickens that roam around Hoven Farms.  These chickens lay the free range eggs we sell at the Kingsland Farmers Market. He also speaks on the 30 Day Paleo Challenge he is beginning this month….

Finally Spring!

 Free range chickens foraging on the farm with the free range children playing in the background.

Free Range vs Free Run Eggs

Free Range vs Free Run Eggs Tim from Hoven Farms explains the difference between free range and free run eggs. Tim shows how Hoven Farms has extreme free range eggs. You can pick up free range eggs from Hoven Farms at the Kingsland Farmers…