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on July 18, 2016

Organic egg producer focuses on providing for community

Mid-States Specialty Egg, an organic egg producer built around Mennonite farming families, rapidly became one of the nation’s largest organic egg producers, but its owners say providing a livelihood for the community is the main goal.

A Missouri-based farming cooperative is quickly becoming a leader in the fast-growing organic egg business. Its leaders say its specialty egg business is more about preserving a way of life than anything else.

Mid-States Specialty Eggs, based in Smithton, Missouri, was founded in 2008 by Marion Hostetler and Dale Shrock…

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