June 11, 2004
If you’re a local reader, perhaps you’ve seen the ads for Fulton Valley Farms on the backs of buses that read, “Because it’s a range chicken.” Every repeat viewing makes me think about how everyone is supposed to know the question, so they only have to print the answer. I find that fascinating. Some things are too obvious to repeat. And if you understand the ad, you’re in the special group that knows the secret joke. Only it’s been so overused for so long that the group is rather large. So I guess it’s not such a special group after all. I don’t know where Fulton Valley Farms is and I don’t remember ever seeing one of their products at the store. But hey, they got me to blog about them! Their ad campaign must be pretty successful if it breeds more free publicity on the ‘net…
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The question is "Why is that chicken so much tougher than the stuff you are used to?"
I like buying organic, but my family has not taken to range chicken, LOL! So we are sticking with the organic veggies and the range eggs....
Posted by: Birgit | Jun 13, 2004 1:38:21 AM
You really made me laugh, Birgit. Then Jason asked why I was laughing, and I had to explain the whole thing to him, from the original question, to what a range chicken is, to your new question...at the end he finally managed a little smile...oh well.
Posted by: Katherine | Jun 13, 2004 1:47:09 AM
K., Jokes aren't as funny when you have to explain them!
Birgit - tis great that you are buying organic eggs and veggies. Something I'd like to do someday. Wondering where I should start.... can't do it all at once!
I am asking myself, what would be better - organic meat so as not to injest hormones etc. Fruit and Veggies so as to not injest chemicals? Should i just get into a better practice of acutally CLEANING my fruits and veggies instead of just rinsing them. Then I read somewhere if you only buy one thing organic it should be eggs.
Maybe I should START by staying on budget with the groceries in the first place!!!
Posted by: Helen | Jun 13, 2004 5:05:17 AM
Helen, look at the site Katherine linked - they deliver organic fruits and veggies right to your house! We are part of a CSA farm, and have to drive out once a week to pick up. Our supermarket stocks free range, nest laid, organic eggs (they cost twice as much as the regular price here, which is about what the "normal" eggs cost in San Jose, LOL)
Posted by: Birgit | Jun 13, 2004 11:11:14 PM