Canadian Poultry Magazine

How B.C.’s supply management system brings the best eggs to our tables

By The Vancouver Sun   

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Jared de Dood is a third-generation farmer in Grindrod, near Salmon Arm. He produces around 3,100 organic eggs each day on his farm, Okanagan Riverbend Poultry. He loves what he gets to do each day — help put fresh, wholesome and locally produced food on the plates of British Columbians.

“You go to the store and you’re like, hey, this might be an egg that I touched and packed with my own hands. It might have been from a hen I was holding the other day,” he says. It’s true: most of the eggs we see at local grocery stores are produced within the province. The reason? Canada’s agricultural supply management system. | READ MORE


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