Posts Tagged ‘workshop’

10 Nov., 2012: Home to Roost Teaching Basic Backyard Chicken Care Workshop


Basic Backyard Chicken Care

November 10, 2012 10:00 AM to 1 PM 

Location: Chicago’s Logan Square area (TBD). See Angelic Organics Learning Center site for details as they become available.

NEW: This year we will have access to a functioning chicken coop!

Farm fresh eggs from your own back yard?

YES!

Please join us for this Cadillac of chicken-keeping classes! This 3-hour workshop covers best practices forBasic 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.

For more info and to register, visit the Angelic Organics Learning Center site.

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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.

28 April, 2012: Home to Roost Teaches Chicken Class at Chicago Botanic Garden


Home to Roost will teach a backyard chicken-keeping class at the  Chicago Botanic Garden on Saturday, April 28,  from 1 – 2:30 p.m.in the Garden View Room. For more information, and to register, click here.

Home Canning Workshop in Chicago, Sept. 25, 2011


Need to know what to do with all those tomatoes from your garden or the farmer’s market?

Learn to safely can tomato salsa in a boiling water canner and tomato sauce in a pressure canner this Sunday at Growing Home’s Su Casa Market Garden.

September 25, 2:00-4:00pm, RSVP required
5045 S. Laflin, Chicago
A $10 suggested donation covers cost of supplies.
Instructions will be provided in English and Spanish.
Space is limited to 15 guests.

For more information, please see
http://www.growinghomeinc.org/home/fall-canning-workshop-this-sunday.html

Upcoming Fall Events


October 30

Home to Roost will be presenting at Mensa’s HalloweeM 35, the annual Chicagoland gathering of quirky high-IQ folks. For more information, see the HalloweeM home page!

November 4

Home to Roost will appear on Chicago Tonight, WTTW Channel 11!

November 6

Home to Roost will be teaching a workshop on the basics of raising backyard chickens. For more info and to register, head to the Backyard Chicken Basics page.

Keep an eye/ear on Mindful Metropolis and Vocalo, 89.5, Chicago. I’ve also granted interviews there.

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