You might need to sit down when I tell you how much I pay for a dozen eggs. $5. And, if I haven’t planned in advance and need to whip over to our IGA for some organic eggs, it’s over $6. But, when I’ve organized myself well, I drive down Blundell and most happily hand over my money directly into the hands of a local grower, Jose Sarabia, at his farm on Blundell near Sidaway. When you open up a carton of Jose’s eggs, it’s like Easter. Some eggs are moss green, some are brown, and some are white. But all are delicious.
A couple of little-known facts about me are about to be revealed. First, few people, other than my mom and my husband, know that I am a terrible liar. When confronted, my eyes get all twitchy, I start hyperventilating and before I know it, I have to blurt out the truth. Even if I try, those who know me can tell by the tone of my voice that I’m lying. So, as you can imagine, I try not to be in situations that force me to do so.
This brings me to my next revelation: I’ve broken the law and I may even, by the end of this column, be encouraging others to do the same. Speeding ticket? Nope. Littering? Never. What did I do? I drank raw milk. And I liked it.
An organic farm located in the Comox Valley