After watching our local free-range chicken farmers slowly disappear, whether from physical or financial exhaustion, or both, we have discovered an energetic new team of organic free range growers and they are excited about partnering with us to supply our members. (We used to do it ourselves, but raising chickens is a singular task by necessity. You have to be all in, and we weren’t because of our dedication to beef and pork too. So we began looking for partners – one after the other.)
So those of you who have designated yourselves as chicken-takers will find the return of your Big Fat Hen in this month’s cooler and for however long they may last. We are pleased to have chicken to offer again.
Note well: the giblets are wrapped in the cavity. Remove before cooking.