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Looking for Green/Blue Chicken Eggs

peachblossom Sep 3, 2009 10:34 AM

Does anyone know where I can go to buy green or blue (Araucana?) chicken eggs? I know there is Hector's Honey in Fulton but that's a little far north for me (I live on the Peninsula.) Is there anywhere else (farm, store, etc) which sells these colorful eggs? I'd prefer to go to a farm or store instead of a farmer's market (it can be hard to get to a farmer's market early enough before they sell out)

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  1. JasmineG RE: peachblossom Sep 3, 2009 10:37 AM

    This might be far for you too, but Riverdog Farm often has them at the Berkeley Farmer's Market.

    1. Robert Lauriston RE: peachblossom Sep 3, 2009 10:57 AM

      You might check with the three stores on the Peninsula that sell Marin Sun Farms' stuff:


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        peachblossom RE: Robert Lauriston Sep 4, 2009 09:41 AM

        Unfortunately the only places on the peninsula which carry Marin Sun Farms' stuff only carry the meat, not eggs.

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          Robert Lauriston RE: peachblossom Sep 4, 2009 09:46 AM

          They don't have someone else's eggs either?

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            Blythe Latta RE: peachblossom Sep 4, 2009 09:52 AM

            Bianchini's on Alpine Road has Marin Sun Farms' eggs on a little table just outside the egg case. They are amazing!

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              peachblossom RE: Blythe Latta Sep 4, 2009 10:14 AM

              Terrific! I called and found out that the Bianchini's in Portola Valley (Alpine Road) has the Marin Sun Farms eggs but not the one in San Carlos

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                rabaja RE: peachblossom Sep 4, 2009 10:47 AM

                While I love MSF eggs, they won't ALL be blue/green. They will all be delicious though.
                The only place I've found a dozen Americauna eggs for sale (all blue) was a farmers market. Most recently in Sonoma for $4 a dozen. I scooped those babies up!

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          Pistou RE: peachblossom Sep 4, 2009 03:54 PM

          One of the vendors at the Civic Center (Heart of the City) market on Wednesdays has these. I believe it's called Phan Farm--on the South side of the row, just West of the Muni escalators.

          They still have plenty at 12 or 12:30 when I get there.

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