Archive for September, 2012

22-23 September, 2012: Windy City Coop Tour

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.

We’re working on getting the event together, so save the date, and keep your eye on the blog for more details. In the meantime, here is the link where all information will be posted:


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.

New Way to Separate an Egg Yolk

Feeling frustrated with the old trick of separating yolk  from white by using the egg shell? Check out this trick!

8 September, 2012: Food Ethics Presentation at Stickney Public Library


Saturday, September 8 at 12 pm
Stickney Forest View Public Library
6800 W. 43rd, Stickney, 60402
Learn about the basics of food ethics in the 21st Century and what it means for you and your family. Jen Murtoff will give a presentation followed by a Q & A session. Refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Adult Services (708) 749-1050 ext. 120.

Chicken Found in Oak Park

Found Chicken
Sunday 9/2 – black and red hen found at Highland and Harvard.  Call              708-763-0953       if you are missing a chicken.