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.
Posts Tagged ‘chicken’
Anyone can enter. Join the Chicago Chicken Enthusiasts Google Group and post a photograph or digital image of an original work of art as a reply to the thread “[chickens] Official CCE Photo/Art Contest.” The image should be high resolution and suitable for printing.
Did you ever wonder how your chicken “chews” food without teeth, or what the path is that food follows through the body? Check out this helpful post on chicken digestion.
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.
Raising Chickens in the City: Opportunities and Challenges
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Hours: 10:00 am – Noon
Where: Jensen Room
Cost: $15 / $10 GPCA Members and Volunteers
Is one of your New Year’s resolutions this year to get in touch with your “inner farmer?” Let us help! Jennifer Murtoff, president of Home to Roost Urban Chicken Consulting, joins us to share the reasons raising chickens in the city is both important and doable. Come join us for this informative class, where you’ll learn a bit about how to choose a chicken for your space, get coop plans, and more.
Please register by visiting the web page and clicking the “register now” button below. If you have further questions about this class, please contact Melanie Harding at x16 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that registrations cannot be refunded after Friday, December 27th. If you purchase a spot in this workshop after 5pm on Friday, January 4th, please either bring a printed copy of your email receipt, or show it on your smart phone at the door of the workshop.
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.
Come out to see Chicago’s finest… chicken coops! Go from house to house, visiting and chatting with chicken owners and other enthusiasts! This family-friendly event is also bike friendly.
NEW: Home to Roost will be stationed at Location 5 from 10-12 on Saturday and at Location 6 from 12-2 on Sunday.
NEW: Complete information with maps and locations is now on the coop tour webpage.