Archive for May 4th, 2014

May 4: International Respect for Chickens Day


Today, May 4, honors the humble fowl whose meat and eggs feed so much of the world’s population.

I hope you had a chance to stop and think about all that chickens have contributed to civilization.

For more information on International Respect for Chickens Day, click here. 

And May the Fourth be with you.

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Michigan Deals a Blow to Small-Scale Farmers


It’s hard to believe a basic right such as the ability to grow you own food and choose what you eat would be taken away by the government, but that’s apparently what has happened in Michigan.

Michigan residents lost their “right to farm” this week thanks to a new ruling by the Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1235774/michigan-loses-right-to-farm-this-week-a-farewell-to-backyard-chickens-and-beekeepers/#i1AK46CdkMJT3hv4.99

Where are we headed next?