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ISO eggs from pastured chickens in East Bay

I hope to find eggs from pastured chickens for sale in the East Bay (esp. Oakland - Emeryville - Berkeley - Albany - El Cerrito)

I searched the archives - most messages w/specifics were from a year ago &/or referenced San Francisco. I'm certain awareness has expanded in the intervening year since i've been seeing more articles about them.

So far i haven't seen them in Berkeley Bowl or Whole Foods Berkeley. I rarely get to Farmers Markets but i'm willing to schedule them in if i know eggs from pastured hens are there. I'm esp. close to Temescal (Oakland), Emeryville, and So. Bkly, but happy to go farther...

Thanks for any pointers!

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Berkeley Bowl
2020 Oregon St, Berkeley, CA 94703

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  1. Marin Sun Farms, Cafe Rouge, several stands at the Tuesday and Saturday Berkeley farmers markets, I'm not sure about the Thursday market.

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    Cafe Rouge
    1782 Fourth St, Berkeley, CA 94710

    Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop
    Rockridge Market Hall, Oakland, CA 94618

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    1. re: Robert Lauriston

      Yes, N. Berkeley Thursday market too.

    2. In addition to the above, there are pastured eggs at the Sunday Temescal market as well.

      1. I have a friend who does a CSA of eggs from his farm in Winters. I believe he has a pick up point in the East Bay. Somerset Farm is the name of his operation if you are interested I'll see if he has any open spots. I've been a member for about a year and the eggs are fabulous-there is also a cute email called "the daily chicken" so you can see the hens at play on the farm.

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          1. re: Robert Lauriston

            thank you Robert-I didn't even know they had a web site!

        1. I have been seeing Marin Sun Farms eggs at Berkeley Bowl West for the last few weeks. They are a little over $8 for a dozen.

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          Berkeley Bowl West
          920 Heinz Ave, Berkeley, CA

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          1. re: potato or yam

            Which is why I don't buy them. They're $9 at other groceries, as are Soul Food Farms.

            The delicious (not pastured) eggs I buy from Haney Farms at the Alemany Market are less than $3 a dozen.

            1. re: Windy

              Sadly, I haven't found pastured eggs anywhere near that price at any market in the East Bay. The cheapest I've seen is $5, I think.

              1. re: JasmineG

                I don't think I've seen under $6, except one day when Marin Sun had too many and was selling 4 dozen for $20.

                1. re: Robert Lauriston

                  Kaki Farms used to be $5, but I haven't bought them in a while since I prefer Riverdog.

          2. The Whole Foods in Oakland carries some pastured eggs - bought a dozen eggs from Alexandre Family Farms http://www.ecodairyfarms.com/ a week or two ago.

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            1. re: Spatlese

              I was a bit disappointed by the Alexandre eggs. They are a bit bland to me. Here is another thread that discusses eggs:

              I was a bit disappointed by the Alexandre eggs. They are a bit bland to me. Here is another thread that discusses eggs.

              1. re: Ridge

                Hmmm... Ridge, your link appears not to be there. Was this the old thread from 2010 mostly focused on fresh eggs in San Francisco?
                I'm adding a link here, but am not sure of the method...
                http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/708781

                Thanks to everyone for their replies...

                I didn't see pastured eggs in the BB West when i was there this past weekend. Where are they?
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