Preserving Farm Fresh Eggs

freezing eggs

The winter months bring a slow-down of egg production on the farm. Shorter daylight hours and colder weather give our hens the okay to not lay as often, giving us a much lower farm fresh egg count daily. There are even days when I do not get any eggs for our family.

Farm Fresh Eggs

With the warmer weather and longer daylight hours, our hens go into overdrive. Now that spring has hit the farm and it is starting to warm up so quickly, our chickens are laying like crazy. Y’all! I’m telling you, we get anywhere between 12 to 22 eggs a day! A DAY! A for a family of 4, there is just NO WAY we can eat that many eggs. So, I have learned a way to preserve our farm fresh eggs for the winter months when our chickens are taking a break.

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What to Plant in Your Fall and Winter Garden

what to plant in your fall and winter garden

It seems almost impossible to think about what to plant in your fall and winter garden here in Central Oklahoma as it is still 90+ degrees Fahrenheit outside every day! As I type this, we received a heat advisory for our area ….. 103 degrees Fahrenheit today. URGH! That’s all I have to say! Yet now is the time to get those seeds and veggies into the ground in preparation for my fall and winter garden.

(This blog post is in collaboration with a sweet friend of mine, Megan, over at Simply Rooted Farmhouse. Be sure to head on over to her blog HERE and learn how to plant a great fall garden. She also shares what to plant in your fall and winter garden. She is located in Rhode Island, Zone 6, which is a bit different than me here in our 7a gardening zone. Also head over to her Instagram account as well HERE. She is cultivating an eco-friendly, simple lifestyle from her handmade home.)

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