Media Mentions

February 15, 2018 | Edible East Bay Food Wizard Mark Liberman                                        Alix Wall shares with EEB readers some of the reasons why we enjoy collaborating with Chef Mark Liberman.

August 1, 2017 | Orinda News Publishes Article on Whole Foods Market Grant
The Orinda News publishes an article about Blue Egg’s grant award from Whole Foods Market.

December 1, 2016 | Blue Egg Farm Featured in Orinda News
The Orinda News publishes an article about our farm in the Business Buzz section of the December edition calling Blue Egg “an Orinda gem.”

November 17, 2016 | Blue Egg Farm Holiday Gifts Highlighted in Appetizer
East Bay Edible’s email newsletter East Bay Appetizer shares with its readers the beautiful gifts we offer for Thanksgiving and the year-end holidays.

September 16, 2016 | UC Botanical Garden Announcement
The University of California Botanical Garden announces its partnership with Blue Egg. Our farm will be the only online retailer in UCBG’s nursery program and we will offer all UCBG members a 10% discount off seedlings that we ship in northern California.

September 1, 2016 | Edible East Bay CSA Guide
Blue Egg Farm is now a featured farm on Edible East Bay.

August 15, 2016 | Oliveto Tomato Dinner Announcement
Oliveto Restaurant & Cafe announces in its online Journal that it will hold its 26th Annual Tomato Dinner from September 13 – 16 and gives a shout out to several amazing farms including Blue Egg.

March 10, 2016 | Edible East Bay Glimpsing Spring
Kristina Sepetys in her Ideas and Book Reviews article gives a shout out to Blue Egg Farm.

August 28, 2014 | Oliveto Waxes Poetic About Caroline’s Sungold Tomatoes
Oliveto Restaurant invites Blue Egg Farm to contribute tomatoes to its 2014 Tomato Dinner and gives a big thumbs up to our luscious Sungolds. Scroll down the Oliveto Community Journal page to “2014 Tomato Dinners’ Starting Lineup” to see their plaudits for our team’s great work.

Farm Milestones

August 22, 2018 | Whole Foods Once Again Names Blue Egg One of Its Best
Whole Foods Market awards Blue Egg Farm a “Best” rating in meeting its quality standards in how the farm grows its organic seedlings, fruit, and vegetables; provides a healthy work environment for its farm hands; and protects the land and Whole Foods customers with its sustainable practices for the second year in a row.

July 26, 2018 | CCOF Elects Kathleen Schwallie President of CCOF Chapter
Members of the California Certified Organic Farmers Big Valley Chapter elect Kathleen Schwallie as the Chapter’s president beginning in 2019.

March 27, 2018 | Orinda Books Hosts Blue Egg Farm Stand
Orinda Books, our independent bookstore and longtime supporter of local makers and artists, now hosts Blue Egg’s farm stand and serves as an order pickup location for our customers.

November 9, 2017 | Blue Egg Opens Stand at North Berkeley Farmers Market
We have a new home at the Ecology Center’s North Berkeley Farmers Market at which we will offer all of our products. We are fortunate to join this wonderful community.

September 25, 2017 | Whole Foods Rates Blue Egg Vegetables and Fruit As the Best
Whole Foods Market awards Blue Egg a “Best” rating for its organic vegetables and fruit that meet Whole Foods’ high quality standards.

July 12, 2017 | Whole Foods Awards Grant to Blue Egg Farm
Whole Foods Market Northern California awards a Local Producer Grant to Blue Egg Farm. Our farm was one of only 15 businesses, and three farms, chosen to receive the grant.

May 1, 2017 | Whole Foods Walnut Creek Begins Sales of Blue Egg Seedlings
Blue Egg opens its second seedling stand at Whole Foods Market, in Walnut Creek.

October 18, 2016 | Blue Egg Farm Authorized to Sell Farm Grown Kitchen Products
The Contra Costa County Department of Environmental Health issues a permit to Blue Egg to operate as a Class B Cottage Food kitchen.

July 16, 2016 | Blue Egg Starts Now at Whole Foods
Blue Egg opens its seedling stand at Whole Foods Market Lafayette.

June 22, 2016 | Whole Foods Names Blue Egg One of Its Best
Whole Foods Market awards Blue Egg Farm a “Best” rating in meeting its quality standards in how the farm grows its organic seedlings, provides a healthy work environment for its farm hands, and protects the land and Whole Foods customers with its sustainable practices.

July 1, 2014 | Blue Egg Farm LLC Now Permitted to Ship
The California Department of Food & Agriculture issues Blue Egg Farm a Nursery Stock Certificate for Interstate and Intrastate Shipments.

October 29, 2013 | Blue Egg Farm Certified Organic
CCOF certifies Blue Egg Farm as an organic livestock producer. As of August 2014, all of the eggs our hens lay are certified organic.

July 1, 2013 | Blue Egg Farm LLC Licensed to Sell Eggs
The California Department of Food & Agriculture registers Blue Egg Farm as an Egg Handler. Now everyone can eat our amazing fresh organic blue eggs!

April 17, 2013 | State Certifies Blue Egg Farm LLC to Sell at Local Farmers Markets
The State of California Department of Food and Agriculture certifies Blue Egg Farm as a Producer. We can now sell our vegetables, fruit and seedlings at farmers markets in Contra Costa, Alameda, Marin, and San Francisco counties. Initially, we will do so in our home town of Orinda.

April 1, 2013 | Blue Egg Farm LLC Opens Its Doors
Blue Egg Farm LLC’s first day of business. We embark on this adventure with excitement and gratitude to all who have helped us achieve this milestone.

April 1, 2013 | State Certifies Blue Egg Farm as Organic Producer
The State of California Department of Food and Agriculture certifies Blue Egg Farm as an Organic Producer.

March 31, 2013 | Blue Egg Farm LLC Receives State Nursery License
The State of California Department of Food and Agriculture issues a License to Sell Nursery Stock to Blue Egg Farm.

March 29, 2013 | Blue Egg Farm LLC Receives Organic Grower Certification
California Certified Organic Farmers (“CCOF”) certifies Blue Egg Farm LLC as an organic grower of vegetables and fruits. We have sought out CCOF-certified organic products as consumers for many years, and are proud that Blue Egg is now certified by this respected organization.

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