Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Here at Spumoni, we’re rounding out our first year in business and couldn’t be more grateful for our customers. From market to community pantry, you’ve been wonderfully supportive, and left us with the happy “problem” of not being able to keep our eggs on shelves for very long. Thank you. Of course,… Continue reading Giving Thanks
I poop scoop our coops (don’t you just love the way that rolls off the tongue?!) every morning. It’s a bit Sisyphean if one stops to consider how much chickens crap, but I like to do it anyway, primarily because it’s good for the birds. It’s also a meditative task. After doing it for years… Continue reading Eat Me
“Brighten your bright virtue; the goal is to follow the path.” – I Ching ~~~~~ The idea that we’re designed to keep turning towards the light is one that resonates with me. Lately though, I find that I haven’t been looking up too much. Even though this is the season of long warm days, ripe fruit,… Continue reading Bright
We’re bursting to share with you that Spumoni eggs are for sale in two local markets now! You can find us at the Cayucos Supermarket in Cayucos, and Sunshine Health Foods in Morro Bay. Both of these stores are vital to their small communities, and do a wonderful job of collaborating with small businesses and… Continue reading Eggciting News!
It’s Sunday Funday, as Stacey and I call it, and we’re dunking cookies in coffee and hanging out. This is the one day a week we make a concerted effort to really slow down, disconnect from our work and its challenges, and connect. So why, oh why, am I writing for the blog this morning?… Continue reading Gelly
“Once upon a time, when women were birds, there was the simple understanding that to sing at dawn and to sing at dusk was to heal the world through joy. The birds still remember what we have forgotten, that the world is meant to be celebrated.” — Terry Tempest Williams ~~~ We are officially… Continue reading A Song For Summertime
In 2016 my dad and I were sitting in a crowded banquet room for a friend’s surprise birthday party when the birds came up in conversation. In a brief exchange he told me, “I think you have found your calling with chickens.” It was a very simple statement in an ordinary conversation, but I felt… Continue reading Father’s Day