Archive for February 17th, 2014

Home to Roost Spring Events

Urban Livestock Expo (for people interested in urban farming):
A overview of issues that urban keepers of various livestock (bees, chickens, goats, rabbits) face, followed by break-out discussions.
Backyard Basic Chicken Care class with Angelic Organics Learning Center:
The Cadillac of chicken-keeping classes!
A intensive class on building your own chicken coop.
Family Farmed’s Good Food Festival  (classes TBD):
Mini-sessions on chicken keeping, including basics, health, and coops
Chicago Botanic Garden, Basic Chicken Keeping and Coop Building classes: go to and search on “chickens”
Classes on chickens on the North Shore
Oak Park Conservatory: chicken keeping class:
Oak Park Conservatory: chicken health class:
Class on keeping your birds healthy, as well as advice on what to do in various scenarios.
I’ll also be offering a chicken health class in July with Angelic Organics Learning Center; date is TBD.