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Oconomowoc farmer's restaurant customers
are struggling,so he's getting eggs to groceries, charity

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Posted By: MDConservative, 3/26/2020 11:21:05 AM

When Michael Gutschenritter started Three Brothers Farm in Oconomowoc in 2013, he started small. As he made connections with chefs and restaurants, his business grew and his eggs became staples at local groceries and some of the area’s busiest restaurants. Last month, he doubled the number of laying hens on the farm, where they’re now producing about 2,500 eggs per day. Then in a matter of days, as restaurants shifted their business models due to the coronavirus pandemic, so did Gutschenritter. Groceries are now his main customers, and he’s working with other farmers to get products to people.

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Here is a model of a family farm that survives, and apparently thrives. It found its niche. Others may need to do the same. And I wonder, how does one harvest thousands of eggs from a pasture daily?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: DVC 3/26/2020 11:33:19 AM (No. 358586)
No eggs at all in our small town grocery store on Monday. I haven't checked back to see if they have restocked.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: hurricanegirl 3/26/2020 11:48:18 AM (No. 358614)
A nearby restaurant can't find eggs anywhere, so they're probably going out of business. I wonder . . . . are they really so incompetent that they can't change their menu to sell food that IS available? Apparently "flying by the seat of your pants" has gone the way of common sense and the dodo bird. However, this farmer gets it!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: tisHimself 3/26/2020 12:26:36 PM (No. 358671)
Oconomowoc . The Rivera of the Midwest.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Mushroom 3/26/2020 12:33:17 PM (No. 358692)
First we get our eggs form a woman up the road. She gets my spent brewing grain, I get eggs. The American way! Second the restaurant that 'can't find' eggs, isn't going creative. They can cook with out them, but I betcha , if they try really hard, they could find them, So many places are accustomed to just calling a single supplier, Sysco, Gordon's , etc and that is that.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Chuzzles 3/26/2020 1:05:10 PM (No. 358745)
Now these are the kinds of stories we need to offset the hysterics of the media. Americans ARE going to push through this, much to the dismay of the media and democrats.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: judy 3/26/2020 2:16:03 PM (No. 358845)
He must be a republican , he figured out to sell his eggs without any help from the government
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When Michael Gutschenritter started Three Brothers Farm in Oconomowoc in 2013, he started small. As he made connections with chefs and restaurants, his business grew and his eggs became staples at local groceries and some of the area’s busiest restaurants. Last month, he doubled the number of laying hens on the farm, where they’re now producing about 2,500 eggs per day. Then in a matter of days, as restaurants shifted their business models due to the coronavirus pandemic, so did Gutschenritter. Groceries are now his main customers, and he’s working with other farmers to get products to people.
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