Agriculture: Wilcox Farms, Stemilt Growers

Sep 23, 2010 | News, Press Releases

From Seattle Business

What came first, the organically raised chicken or the organic egg? At Wilcox, it’s all part of the same cradle-to-cradle environmentally focused cycle. It begins (or ends, depending on how you look at it) with the water. Waste products from the chickens gets turned into organic fertilizer: Wilcox uses the wastewater from egg cleaning and runoff to water crops. The organically grown crops are then fed to the flock of chickens, and the chickens lay the eggs.

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