Where to buy farm-fresh eggs in Eastern Iowa

Where To Buy Farm-Fresh Eggs In Eastern Iowa

Photo courtesy of Solstice Farm via Facebook.

By Katie Giorgio

April 19, 2024

Did you know that Iowa is the No. 1 egg-producing state? Not only do the eggs look and taste better, but buying straight from a local farm keeps money in your community and helps build resiliency into the food system.

Luckily for residents of Eastern Iowa, there are plenty of spots to grab some fresh eggs right off the farm and literally taste the difference:

Indian Creek Nature Center

5300 Otis Rd. SE, Cedar Rapids

(319) 362-0664


Eggs are collected daily at the Nature’s Center farm property in Linn County and then sold in the Creekside Shop. Focused on regenerative agriculture, the farm’s flock of chickens are certified organic, and purchasing eggs helps support Indian Creek Nature Center’s mission-driven programming.

West Fork Farmstead

1745 200th St., West Chester

(319) 325-5097


Here you can grab eggs as well as pasture-based meat (beef and pork) and honey. They also offer duck eggs for purchase. The good people who run this farm believe in good food that’s raised well.

Our Farm

12404 County Road H22, Wapello

(319) 759-6351


The motto here is, “From our farm to your table.” They sell beef, pork, eggs, and honey, and all products purchased get picked up right at the farm.

Solstice Farm

2392 Hilton Ave., Waverly

(319) 596-6785


In northeast Iowa, you’ll find Solstice Farm if you are looking for a spot for farm-fresh eggs. On the farm, they also cultivate mushrooms, all while focusing on sustainability.

Canfield Family Farms

8717 Lester Road, Dunkerton

(319) 269-0739


This relatively large farm operation, owned by the same family for more than 150 years, focuses on non-GMO grain and forage crops, all-natural livestock supplements, and complete feeds. They also sell seasonal vegetables and eggs from pastured heritage breed laying hens.

Tangled Roots Farm

4395 225th St., Guernsey


This small farm raises chickens that produce a lovely assortment of eggs each day. They can be purchased from the farm as well as a few local shops and farmers markets. They also offer the option for egg subscriptions. Here you can also find produce, baked goods, preserves and rustic crafts.

Where To Buy Farm-Fresh Eggs In Eastern Iowa

Photo courtesy of Tangled Roots Farms via Facebook.

Lucky Star Farm

2625 Highway 1 SW, Iowa City

(319) 683-4042


Lucky Star Farm is home to chickens, turkeys and ducks, goats and llamas, and farm dogs and cats. They also happen to raise multiple breeds of chicken and hybrid laying ducks on a three-acre silvopasture of chestnut trees. Orders can be placed weekly for Thursday delivery.

Where To Buy Farm-Fresh Eggs In Eastern Iowa

Photo courtesy of Lucky Star Farm via Facebook.

Kroul Farms

245 Hwy 1 South, Mount Vernon

(319) 895-8944


While this family farm has been known for decades as a great spot to go for fall decorations, pumpkins, mums, a corn maze, and spooky displays, it’s also a place to grab farm-fresh eggs year-round. They even encourage visitors to stop out and visit with the chickens for a while.

This article first appeared on Good Info News Wire and is republished here under a Creative Commons license.Where to buy farm-fresh eggs in Eastern IowaWhere to buy farm-fresh eggs in Eastern Iowa

  • Katie Giorgio

    Katie Mills Giorgio is a freelance writer, editor, and nonprofit professional living and working in her hometown of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She’s written for a wide variety of publications, including WashingtonPost.com, BHG.com, and U.S. News & World Report. 100 Things to Do in Cedar Rapids Before You Die, her first book came out in October 2022. Learn more at katiemillsgiorgio.com or follow her on Instagram at @ktmgiorgio.



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