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Chickens and Food Deserts

So we got Urban Chickens in Racine.

Up to 4 Birds no Rosters pay a fee, get inspected very simple should be no issue to do and yes the Eggs will cost more then if you bought them in the Store. 553 more words

Do the Urban Chicken

No, it’s not the latest dance craze sweeping the nation! It is a growing movement of backyard urban farmers who are raising chickens as a food source they can control. 89 more words


Most beautiful spring ever, March 2015

I don’t know what it is, the age of our plantings or the weather, but this has turned into the most beautiful spring ever in our southern California yard and garden. 1,014 more words

Homesteading Update: Chicken Mutiny

The homestead has been pretty idyllic with the days getting longer. We celebrated an unseasonably warm February by planting a long-sought-after fruiting red-leaf plum.

We’ll do some grafting and pruning so this lady grows low and bountiful. 537 more words

Urban Homesteading

Farewell to Henrietta, Hello to spring

I have sad news to report. My favorite hen, Henrietta the Black Australorp, has passed away at the age of 8 years. She hadn’t changed into the normal red, swollen comb and wattle of spring, so I knew her estrogen levels weren’t normal. 620 more words