An odd alliance forms between two very different eggs that may just lead to improved conditions for egg laying chickens.
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September 08, 2011 Here I am working on replacing my lawn with edibles and along comes this nifty idea: a front yard chicken coop. But wait, it’s designed to improve my front lawn as the chickens feed, forage, scratch, and fertilize the ground. Can I have a lawn and grow food too? It’s a solar [...]
Naomi Montacre, co-founder of Naomi’s Organic, shares some of her expert knowledge on raising backyard chickens.
February 28, 2011 An ordinance to make it easier to raise food producing animals (FPAs) in the city of Denver is under consideration. While various city committees review the proposed ordinance (PDF), the director of Denver Urban Homesteaders, James Bertini, is working on a ballot initiative to let the citizens of Denver vote on the [...]
February 17, 2010 As the interest in growing and raising your own food gains momentum, those in Calgary, Canada, are finding themselves going against city regulations. The Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw “doesn’t allow people to keep livestock within city limits. Livestock means chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese and pheasants, as well as horses, pigs, cattle and [...]
January 11, 2010 Liza de Guia, of Food Curated, shares a new video of two women who have decided to start raising backyard chickens in their urban neighborhood. Though there are some costs, the fresh eggs will offset them. Nothing like a really fresh egg! Go to Original Post…
January 9, 2010 To help stay on track to eating healthier, Sharon Lehrman offers this list of six suggestions which include Vegetables and Fruits, Dairy Products, Meat and Poultry, Peanut Butter, Catsup, and Baby Food. Added bonus is “The Dirty Dozen” list of highest pesticide residue fruits and vegetables from the Environmental Working Group. Go [...]