Archive for the ‘Media coverage’ Category
Pat Elwood on Fox 32 Chicago covered Home to Roost and Chicago chicken owner Barbara G. this morning! See the footage from Pat’s People and Places. There are three spot segments on the page. What a fun morning! Huge thanks to Pat and Barb for making this possible.
Home to Roost was recently featured on Made in Chicago! Here is a link to the page with the audio clip.
Tune in to WBBM News radio, 780 AM/105.9 FM on Monday, January 21 (MLK Day) for a brief spot on Home to Roost. Mike Krauser’s piece will air at various times throughout the day.
Tune in to the Turi Ryder show on Chicago-based WGN radio 720 between midnight and 12:15 for a live interview featuring chickens, Home to Roost, and relocating a flock from California to Chicago!
Home to Roost was interviewed this week for this article on the quest to legalize chickens in Iowa City.
The Iowa City City Council voted 5-2 on the first consideration of an amendment to the city’s zoning code on establishing a permit process, which would allow residents to keep chickens at single-family detached residences. Councilors Michelle Payne and Terry Dickens voted against the measure.
Good luck, Iowa City chicken enthusiasts!
Mick from Chicago’s Redeye called me yesterday with an odd question: How exactly does one catch a chicken? Years of chicken wrangling led me to a few tips for folks in Bucktown who’ve been trying to snatch an elusive fowl. Read more here.
Patch.com reporter Quincy Hodges covered the event, sponsored by the Weston A. Price Foundation. The event was attended by over 60 people, including backyard chicken owner Linda Nellett and Home to Roost Urban Chicken Consutlting. Read Quincy’s article here.
It also tackles the question of what to do with all the extra chicken fruit, which, like zucchini, can take over!
At this time of year, the difficulty becomes not so much keeping the hens, but keeping up with them.
In high season, a good layer like a Rhode Island red or leghorn can lay an egg every day. Ms. Erway uses up the eggs by making lunch for the staff at Sixpoint Brewery, where she works. “I put sliced hard-boiled eggs in banh mi,” she said, referring to the French-Vietnamese baguette sandwiches, stuffed with pickled vegetables and red chile sauce. “And I’m Chinese-American, so it’s second nature for me to add an egg or two if I’m stir-frying rice or noodles.”