Protein. Is it all about Timing?

People’s interest in protein as a nutrient remains strong; it’s still a highly searched word online and with good reason: protein is an essential nutrient for optimal health. While most Canadians get enough protein to prevent a protein deficiency, most are not consuming it in a way that optimizes muscle growth, repair and maintenance.

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Burnbrae Farms Holiday Egg Ornament Giveaway

Monday, December 9th 2019 – Wednesday, December 11th 2019 Share your favourite egg inspired holiday brunch dish for a chance ...

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2019 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Contest

2019 ROYAL AGRICULTURAL WINTER FAIR CONTEST We’re giving away four (4) ROYAL AGRICULTURAL WINTER FAIR FAMILY PASSES (ARV: $60.00 each) ...

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Burnbrae Farms: A Proud National Sponsor of Parkinson's Superwalk Since 2006!

Burnbrae Farms and Parkinson Canada promote overall brain health for Canadians, and specifically those living with Parkinson’s. Evidence suggests that omega-3 fatty acids like those found in fish, spinach, flax and hemp seeds, and omega-3 enriched eggs, may have neuroprotective properties.

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The Buzz About Bee Lawns

The struggling bee populations have gained a lot of attention in the news the last few years. You may have come across some of these articles and thought “That’s not happening, I see lots of bees flying around in the summertime”, but the reality is, wild bees in Canada are at a high risk of suffering devastating population declines. It has been estimated that about a quarter to a third of wild bee species in Canada are at risk of extinction due to climate change, insecticide use and habitat loss. This issue is not just isolated to Canada, bee populations are declining world-wide.

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Solar Water Heating

At Burnbrae Farms we are proud to produce nutritious affordable eggs for Canadians while working to protect and enrich the environment. As part of that commitment, we closely monitor energy and water use, divert waste from landfills, recycle and compost eggshells, and reuse the water used to wash the eggs. We are constantly researching projects to look at ways to reduce our GHG energy use, one of these projects is the use of solar water heaters in a test run by the Poultry Operations team using solar energy to heat the water used in the office.

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The Truth About Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Animal Agriculture

Everyone seems to be worried about the environment and the threat of climate change these days. And no wonder! Weather ...

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Reducing By-Products and Greenhouse Gas Emissions with Cardboard Balers

At Burnbrae Farms we are proud to produce nutritious affordable eggs for Canadians while working to protect and enrich the environment. As part of that commitment, we closely monitor energy and water use, divert waste from landfills, recycle and compost egg shells, and reuse the water used to wash the eggs. One of our major commitments is our extensive program for reusing and recycling cardboard and plastic, done through baling our waste.

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Scoop on Poop

At Burnbrae Farms manure is not a waste product. It is a valuable asset that comes off of our farms and is rich in nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, all the nutrients you need to grow great crops. We actually have a waiting list of farmers who want to buy our manure to use as organic fertilizer.

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Burnbrae Farms Sponsored Athletes Update

At Burnbrae Farms, we believe in helping people achieve a healthy lifestyle through proper nutrition. As part of this mission, we support athletes that compete in different levels and areas of sport. These athletes exemplify healthy lifestyles through physical activity by practicing their sport and fueling their bodies with a healthy diet, including eggs of course! Here’s an update on our sponsored athletes.

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Burnbrae & Blackstar Breakfast Contest

We’re giving away five (5) special Burnbrae & Blackstar Breakfast Baskets overflowing with goodies and prizes (ARV: $128.48 each). There ...

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Introducing Burnbrae Farms' Green Team

At Burnbrae Farms we strongly believe that a better tomorrow, starts today. Founded on farm family values, Burnbrae Farms is fully committed to the preservation of the planet for future generations. To help meet this commitment, we’ve assembled a group of passionate volunteers devoted to overseeing Burnbrae Farm’s environmental initiatives.

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Why are there egg shells in my coffee?

In 2018, Burnbrae Farms began supplying egg shells to Blackstar Authentic Cowboy Coffee, a Toronto-based company with the dream of ...

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