Posts Tagged ‘learn’

20 October, 2012: Home to Roost Teaches Chicken-Keeping Class at Botanic Garden


 

Raising Backyard Chickens

Sat., October 20,  10:30 – noon
$27 nonmember; members receive 20% discount

Back by popular demand, this class is designed for curious people who are considering raising backyard chickens, as well as for those who already have their own birds and who want to learn more! Come learn how to raise chicks, care for adult birds, and keep your neighbors happy!
Register online now at The Chicago Botanic Garden’s web site.

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March 24, 2012: Backyard Chicken Basics Workshop with Home to Roost


It’s that time again!

Come join Angelic Organics Learning Center and Home to Roost for a class on raising chickens!

Basic Backyard Chicken Care

March 24, 2012 10:00am – 1:00pm
chicken

Farm fresh eggs from your own back yard?

YES!

Please join us for a workshop on best practices for Basic Backyard Chicken Care in Chicago and surrounding communities.

Raising chickens as pets and for eggs is LEGAL in Chicago – and part of our growing local food and urban agriculture scene.

Keep yourself, your chickens, AND your neighbors happy – from daily needs and year-round care to relevant city regulations.

Our instructor is the informative and engaging Jen Murtoff of Home to Roost Urban Chicken Consulting.

You will leave the workshop with the knowledge, recommendations, and resources you need for your own home flock – and you’ll make connections with other chicken enthusiasts in Chicago.

Actual costs of workshops are close to double our workshop fees. If you are able, please consider making an additional donation to help cover the full cost of your workshop.

Price: $35.00
Location: (Likely) Christy Webber Landscaping/Rancho Verde
445 N Sacramento (turn into road and go east)
Chicago, IL
Enter from Sacramento (445 N) and follow the road east until it doubles back on itself. Park curbside and come on in.

For more information and to register, go to the Angelic Organics Learning Center site page.

November 5, 2011: Backyard Chicken Basics Workshop with Home to Roost


Basic Backyard Chicken Care

November 5, 2011 10:00am
LS chicken

Farm fresh eggs from your own back yard?

YES!

Please join Home to Roost and Angelic Organics Learning Center for a workshop on best practices for Basic Backyard Chicken Care in Chicago and surrounding communities.

Raising chickens as pets and for eggs is LEGAL in Chicago – and part of our growing local food and urban agriculture scene.

This compreHENsive class will teach you how to keep you, your chickens, & your neighbors happy – from daily needs and year-round care to relevant city regulations.

You will leave the workshop with the knowledge, recommendations, and resources you need for your own home flock – and you’ll make connections with other chicken enthusiasts in Chicago.

For more information about the Learning Center’s registration & refund policies – click here. If the workshop fee presents a barrier to your participation, please inquire about limited work-exchange scholarships.Actual costs of workshops are close to double our workshop fees. If you are able, please consider making an additional donation to help cover the full cost of your workshop.

Price: $35.00
Location:
Angelic Organics Learning Center’s Chicago Office
6400 S Kimbark Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
First Presbyterian Church of Chicago
Register online on the Angelic Organics site.

April 10, 2011: Chicken-Keeping Class


Join Home to Roost at the Animal Care League in Oak Park for a class on basic chicken keeping.We’ll meet some chickens and talk about how to keep them healthy. This class will help you get started with chickens and provide resources for caring for them.

Register today for the Chicken Keeping Class, April 10, 2011, 3 PM to 5 PM at the Animal Care League, 1013 S. Garfield, Oak Park.

Cost: $20 per person. 20% of proceeds goes to to the Animal Care League.

Space is limited, so register by leaving us a comment or give us a call at 708-524-5038.

*Childcare care will not be available for this event.

March 12, 2011: Backyard Chicken Basics Workshop with Home to Roost


It’s that time again!

Come join Angelic Organics and Home to Roost for a class on raising chickens!

Basic Backyard Chicken Care

    March 12, 2011 10:00am – 1:00pm

    chicken

    Farm fresh eggs from your own back yard?

    YES!

    Please join us for a workshop on best practices for Basic Backyard Chicken Care in Chicago and surrounding communities.

    Raising chickens as pets and for eggs is LEGAL in Chicago – and part of our growing local food and urban agriculture scene.

    Keep yourself, your chickens, AND your neighbors happy – from daily needs and year-round care to relevant city regulations.

    Our instructor is the informative and engaging Jen Murtoff of Home to Roost Urban Chicken Consulting.

    You will leave the workshop with the knowledge, recommendations, and resources you need for your own home flock – and you’ll make connections with other chicken enthusiasts in Chicago.

    For more info, visit our Chicago Chicken Enthusiasts Google site, moderated by Learning Center staff.

    For more information about the Learning Center’s registration & refund policies – click here. If the workshop fee presents a barrier to your participation, please inquire about limited work-exchange scholarships. For Chicago workshops, contact chicago@learngrowconnect.org.

    Actual costs of workshops are close to double our workshop fees. If you are able, please consider making an additional donation to help cover the full cost of your workshop.

    Price: $35.00
    Location:

    Angelic Organics Learning Center
    6400 S Kimbark Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60637 US
    First Presbyterian Church of Chicago

    Go to the Angelic Organics site page to register.

    Garfield Park Conservatory Chicken Talk, Jan. 26, 2011


    Home to Roost will be attending this event at the Garfield Park Conservatory!

    Come out to learn more about chickens!

    Keeping Chickens in Chicago, Wednesday, January 26

    Hours: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

    Where: Jensen Room, Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N. Central Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60624-1996

    Cost: $5 suggested donation

    January is a great time to plan inspirational projects for the year – there’s no better way to turn over a new leaf than to explore the age old question of chickens, eggs, and Chicago. Curious about Chicago’s chicken codes? Wondering what kinds of chickens are the best to keep in a coop? Want to know how chickens keep warm in the winter? These questions and more will be answered at this “chicken chat,” presented by chicken keeper Jim Lichon. Please register by emailing Robin Cline at rcline@garfieldpark.org.

    The hens tooling around the yard

    Home to Roost Leading Backyard Chicken Basics Workshop


    Join Chicago’s Angelic Organics Learning Center’s Backyard Chicken Basic Workshop on 11/6/2010. Go to the website to register: http://www.learngrowconnect.org/node/2769

    There are 35 slots, but they generally sell out quickly. Home to Roost will be presenting the workshop.

    This is a great opportunity to connect with other chicken people!

    Basic Backyard Chicken Care

    November 6, 2010 1:00pm

    LS chicken

    Farm fresh eggs from your own back yard?

    YES!

    Please join us for a workshop on best practices for Basic Backyard Chicken Care in Chicago and surrounding communities.

    Raising chickens as pets and for eggs is LEGAL in Chicago – and part of our growing local food and urban agriculture scene.

    Learn how to keep you, your chickens, & your neighbors happy – from daily needs and year-round care to relevant city regulations.

    You will leave the workshop with the knowledge, recommendations, and resources you need for your own home flock – and you’ll make connections with other chicken enthusiasts in Chicago. (Visit our Chicago Chicken Enthusiasts google group for more info.)

    For more information about the Learning Center’s registration & refund policies – click here. If the workshop fee presents a barrier to your participation, please inquire about limited work-exchange scholarships. For Chicago workshops, contact chicago@learngrowconnect.org.

    Actual costs of workshops are close to double our workshop fees. If you are able, please consider making an additional donation to help cover the full cost of your workshop.

    Price: $40.00
    Location:

    Angelic Organics Learning Center’s Chicago Office
    6400 S Kimbark Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60637 US
    First Presbyterian Church of Chicago