Wilcox Farms Cooks Up Free Omelets
100 year-old Northwest company joins
“Tacoma Reads Together” is an annual event, begun in 2001, as a way of uniting the community after the
“This event helps tie it all together – the experience of buying local and knowing where your food comes from,” says
Guests will also have a chance to tour the organic, free-range chicken house, the century-old original farmstead and the processing plant where they can see the eggs being packaged.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the family-operated, fourth generation business – as well as an additional distinction. All of its farmland has earned 100 percent organic status, of which the family farm harvests organic hay and other crops.
“Wilcox Farms prides itself on being local and sustainable,” says Wilcox. “We’re a local egg farm providing local food to local people. The demand for local food continues to grow and we are committed to producing products that come off our own farm. We love being able to show people where their food actually comes from.”
For more information about the event, driving directions, or to learn more about Wilcox Farms Inc., visit www.wilcoxfarms.com.
SOURCE Wilcox Farms Inc.