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CEP celebrates the history of egg production and today’s industry best practices

Colorado egg farmers and the Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association proudly celebrate the history of eggs and egg production this summer by taking a crack at that age-old question – “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?”. While the answer is hotly debated, one thing is certain: eggs and egg production have come a long way in…See More
Jul 8
Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. posted a blog post

LOCAL FARMERS OFFER EGG-CITING EASTER IDEAS AND TRADITIONS

Though the winter weather was unpredictable this year, you can count on at least one thing for spring – the Easter Bunny. He’s getting all of his eggs in row so children around the world can wake up on Easter morning to the thrill of an Easter egg hunt. The Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association honors the history…See More
Apr 3
Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. posted a blog post

THIRD ANNUAL COLORADO FARM TO FORK CULINARY COMPETITION

2014 Farm to Fork Culinary Competition Winners:Best All Around - Rocky Mountain Farmers Union Team (Senator Mary Hodge, Chef Klaus Krebs, Ben Rainbolt with Rocky Mountain Farmers Union - featuring Colorado bison)First Place - Colorado Pork Producers Team (Senator Gail Schwartz, Chef Rhett Montague, Lauren Deever, Colorado Pork Producers)Second Place  - Western Dairy Association (Representative Jerry Sonnenberg, Chef Peter Dolan, Bill Keeting, Western Dairy Association)Third Place - Colorado…See More
Mar 26
Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. added a discussion to the group Briargate
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COLORADO EGGS 101: Local farmers explain egg terminology and nutrition

These days many people strive to eat healthier and learn the facts about the food they put in their bodies. Everyone wants to lead a happy and healthy life, but with so many options available it can be hard to know where to start. Eggs are one of the best protein sources to fuel your body and they come in many different varieties…See More
Mar 11
Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. added a discussion to the group Eastern Plains
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Heart Healthy: Local farmers share benefits of eggs during American Heart Month

February is all about hearts – heart-shaped candies, heart decorations and, most importantly, heart health. Nationally recognized as American Heart Month, February is the time to focus on the serious heart health issues that affect men and women across the country. Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death in the…See More
Feb 20
Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. added a discussion to the group Central
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ACHIEVE NEW YEAR’S HEALTH RESOLUTIONS WITH THE INCREDIBLE EDIBLE EGG

New Year’s is celebrated as a time for reflecting on the past year, creating resolutions and initiating change for a better and brighter future. Some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions involve our health: eat healthier, exercise more and lose weight. The Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association encourages those…See More
Jan 16
Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. added a discussion to the group Fountain
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HOLIDAY BAKING TIPS AND TREATS – A GIFT FROM THE COLORADO EGG PRODUCERS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

 The holiday season is in full swing, which provides an abundance of delicious food to enjoy. As tasty as our favorite holiday treats are, indulging in one too many can often lead to feelings of guilt and regret. Luckily, the Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association has a solution to your sugar-toothed dilemma:…See More
Dec 13, 2013
Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. added a discussion to the group Cripple Creek/Teller County
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COLORADO EGG FARMERS SHARE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENTS IN EGG PRODUCTION

The Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association is proud to share the results of a study recently released by the Egg Industry Center (EIC) on the environmental impact of egg production across the country over the past 50 years. As the demand for and supply of the “incredible edible egg” has grown, the environmental impact of egg production has significantly dropped. This is also true here in Colorado, as local egg farmers have continued to focus on and implement environmental best practices.“We…See More
Nov 12, 2013
Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. added a discussion to the group Fountain
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LOCAL EGG FARMERS SERVE UP QUICK TIPS FOR PREPARING MEALS AND SNACKS WITH EGGS

With the school season in full swing, autumn is nearly upon us. Kids are in the classroom, leaves will soon change and the holidays are just around the corner. Meals and snacks don’t have to be a hassle during this busy time of year, especially when using eggs. The Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association has a few ideas to incorporate the incredible edible egg into meal plans for those with busy schedules.“As local egg farmers, we like to remind people that eggs are one of the quickest foods…See More
Sep 26, 2013
Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. added a discussion to the group Central
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Local egg farmers invite Coloradans to celebrate Colorado Proud month

Palisade peaches, Rocky Ford melons and Olathe sweet corn are just a few of the locally produced fruits and vegetables that have been tickling our taste buds this season. The Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association, a membership organization representing seven farms, wants to remind Coloradans that in addition to seasonal fruits and vegetables, eggs are a food staple that shoppers can buy locally and enjoy year-round.“Thinking about where food comes from and buying locally is top-of-mind for…See More
Aug 23, 2013
Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. added a discussion to the group Fountain
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BEYOND BREAKFAST: EGGS FOR LUNCH, DINNER, SNACKS AND MORE

Nothing wakes you up in the morning quite like a cup of coffee and a plate of eggs, bacon and toast. Considered a breakfast staple in many kitchens around the world, eggs provide the nutrition and long lasting energy needed to make it until lunchtime. Whether they’re scrambled, hard-boiled, poached or sunny side up, everyone’s got their favorite egg dish to wake up with. But did you know that eggs are a tasty option at many other times of the day? With less calories, trans fats and sugars than…See More
Jun 19, 2013
Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. added a discussion to the group Manitou Springs-Ute Pass
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COLORADO EGG FARMERS HOPPED TO HELP THOSE IN NEED THIS EASTER

Kevin Seggelke, CEO and president of the Food Bank of the Rockies and Jerry Wilkins, president of the Colorado Egg Producers Association, talk to kids from Little Giants Preschool about the importance of eating healthy and giving back to the community.…See More
Mar 28, 2013
Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. added a discussion to the group Central
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SECOND ANNUAL COLORADO FARM TO FORK CULINARY COMPETITION: Colorado Chefs, Farmers, Ranchers and Legislators Create Recipes Defining Colorado Cuisine

Kevin Seggelke, Food Bank of the Rockies President, receives a donation check from the Colorado Agriculture Council to help feed those in need. ACFCCA…See More
Mar 20, 2013
Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. added a discussion to the group Central
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HEART HEALTHY-BENEFITS OF NATIONAL HEART MONTH AND NATIONAL HOT BREAKFAST MONTH CAN LAST THROUGH THE YEAR

February is over, but that doesn’t mean we should forget matters of the heart as the year progresses. In honor of National Heart Month and National Hot Breakfast Month, the Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association wants Coloradans to take time to reflect about one’s heart and make a conscious decision to keep it healthy every month of the year.“Along with being a quick and delicious hot meal, eggs are also good for your heart,” said Mike O’Connor, Colorado egg farmer and member of the CEP.…See More
Mar 1, 2013
Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. added a discussion to the group Central
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HOW TO MEET HEALTHY RESOLUTIONS EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR

As New Year’s quickly becomes a distant memory for many people, resolutions typically fall by the wayside. Ambitious goals like getting organized and exercising every day of the week may have faded as old habits set back in. The Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association reminds Coloradans that eating healthy doesn’t have to be tough resolution to keep. When thinking about healthy eating, most people focus on foods such as fruit, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins, but what about eggs? As…See More
Feb 1, 2013
Colorado Egg Producers Assoc. added a discussion to the group Eastern Plains
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COLORADO EGG PRODUCERS SERVE UP HIGH ALTITUDE BAKING TIPS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Do you ever wonder what makes this season the most wonderful time of the year? The Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association suspects the delectable sweets we suddenly find ourselves surrounded by play a role. Sugar cookies, gingerbread, cheesecake – take your pick or eat them all! Preparing and eating holiday desserts is an enjoyable activity for many each holiday season, including this one. However, baking in the high altitude that most Coloradans love can be a challenge for your cookies and…See More
Dec 17, 2012

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CEP celebrates the history of egg production and today’s industry best practices

Posted on July 8, 2014 at 4:02pm 0 Comments

Colorado egg farmers and the Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association proudly celebrate the history of eggs and egg production this summer by taking a crack at that age-old question – “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?”. While the answer is hotly debated, one thing is certain: eggs and egg production have come a…

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LOCAL FARMERS OFFER EGG-CITING EASTER IDEAS AND TRADITIONS

Posted on April 3, 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Though the winter weather was unpredictable this year, you can count on at least one thing for spring – the Easter Bunny. He’s getting all of his eggs in row so children around the world can wake up on Easter morning to the thrill of an Easter egg hunt. The Colorado Egg Producers (CEP) Association…

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THIRD ANNUAL COLORADO FARM TO FORK CULINARY COMPETITION

Posted on March 26, 2014 at 4:24pm 0 Comments

2014 Farm to Fork Culinary Competition Winners:

  • Best All Around - Rocky Mountain Farmers Union Team (Senator Mary Hodge, Chef Klaus Krebs, Ben Rainbolt with Rocky Mountain Farmers Union - featuring Colorado bison)
  • First Place - Colorado Pork Producers Team (Senator Gail Schwartz, Chef Rhett Montague, Lauren Deever, Colorado Pork…
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