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Feb 25, 2014 09:47 AM

Looking for great eggs to sous-vide

I am playing with my new expensive kitchen toy and looking for farm-fresh eggs (primarily chicken, but ducks would be a nice plus) to sous vide. I found an older thread that mentioned a lot of local farms, but I am car-less and need a car-free option. In the summer time, I normally hit all the farmers markets for eggs. What's a good T-accessible spot now for similar quality eggs? Looking for alternatives to the big box markets and their cage-free options.

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  1. Formaggio (both Boston & Cambridge locations) have Chip-in Farm eggs.

    1. The Brookline Winter Farmers Market (Sundays, noon to 5 PM) is easily accessible via public transport, and Stillman's Farm is one of their vendors - I believe they usually have eggs, don't know if any of the other vendors do as well.

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      1. re: Allstonian

        there is a farmer's market in Cambridge, too, on saturdays just off Putnam street. Usually, you can get eggs there. When i want to eat eggs; i go there.

        1. re: cambridgedoctpr

          Cambridge Winter Farmer's market is at the Cambridge Community Center, 5 Callender Street (off of Putnam in Riverside area of Cambridge). Saturdays 10 AM to 2 PM.

      2. Somerville Winter Farmer's Market at the Armory on Highland Ave. It's open through March on Saturdays from 9:30a-2p. Take the 88 or 90 bus.

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        1. re: Tonality666

          and usually has 2 or 3 farms selling their own eggs.

        2. not cage-free that I know of but the best eggs are super jumbo from Mayflower in Cambridge.

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          1. Whole Foods carries Vital eggs (not local, but very very good - they taste like eggs where the chickens are really pastured and eat lots of insects, not just vegetarian feed) and Country Hen (very good, and localish).

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            1. re: Karl S

              +1 on those Vital Farms eggs….they rock!