Chicago Tonight covered urban ag in this fun piece. They focused on goats and touched on bees and (of course!) chickens!
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Interested in learning more about urban agriculture?
Come out for the AUA 2013 Urban Livestock Expo – FREE!
When: Sat, February 16, 10am – 1pm
THE BASICS of raising chickens, ducks, bees, goats, & rabbits in the city
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INTROS to local livestock keepers & networks
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SOURCES of info & supplies
Click here for the Expo_Poster.
Employment Training Showcase at Growing Home’s Wood Street Urban Farm Saturday, September 25th, 10am-3pm.
814 S. Wood St.
Admission: $5 suggested donation OR used, plastic grocery bags for our farm stand
Growing Home provides job training through an organic agriculture business and is located in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago.
-Work Opportunity Tax Credit information for employers
-Seasonal refreshments made by our interns, with our own organic produce
-Tours of the farm
- Seed Tapes
- Keeping Produce Fresh
- Growing Great Garlic
- Brewing and Using Compost Tea
- Building an Urban Root Cellar
- Herb Drying
- Growing an Indoor Salad Bowl