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Jason Amundsen, who started a business called Locally Laid, pours out feed for some of the 1,800 chickens at his chicken/egg farm south of Wrenshall on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. In the background are the hoop coops that house the birds when they're not feeding or walking around the fenced-in field. (Bob King /

Locally Laid eggs finding a market in the Duluth area

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Jason Amundsen liked his flock of five chickens, which he and his wife kept in their Duluth backyard. The eggs were delicious.

So, he thought, why not get a few more -- about 1,795 more -- raise them in the fresh air and sunshine, give them clean feed and good grass, and let all of Duluth have a good egg for breakfast?


And why not try to make a living selling good eggs under a memorable name?

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