Archive for October 11th, 2011

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?


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
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.

Brookfield Gives the Thumbs-Up to Chickens

Last night the Brookfield village board approved the long-sought hen-keeping ordinance! Congrats to the Brookfield chicken group! Read more here on this link!