Blue Sky Family Farms, is a brand creating humane, ethical eggs, with their latest egg innovation being a line of free-range, pasture-raised eggs sustainably farmed with regenerative practices, that will debut on store shelves nationwide beginning August 10, called Helpful Hens
It’s a big step towards climate-friendly agriculture products, as the brand’s continues their efforts to research and implement regenerative techniques that create a vibrant ecosystem for its hens to flourish.
The Helpful Hens product line will include four styles of eggs – Pasture Raised Organic, Pasture Raised Non-GMO, Free Range Non-GMO, and Free Range Organic – all coming from hens that are raised in complete support of their natural behaviors, all while sustaining efforts to restore the earth to its most organic state.
Regenerative farming is a boost to sustainable efforts in food production, with techniques being implemented Blue Sky Farms showing as the following:
- Practices that create a rich environment for plants, pollinators, and hens to thrive, including careful planning of nutrient-rich cover crops and trees to help absorb carbon while purifying the air.
- Implementing a three-tiered vegetation program in the pasture including grasses, shrubs, and trees, allowing for carbon sequestration to occur at multiple elevations in the pasture.
- Twenty species of diverse vegetation that will allow healthy interactions between plants and animals, and shade for hens.
- Frequent testing of soil and bird behavior as a form of measurement to determine benchmarks for its regenerative practices and performance metrics for future farms.