Posts Tagged ‘talk’

From the Mouth of Babes: Birke Baehr on Organic Farming

Check out this TEDTalk from an 11-year-old aspiring farmer!

This is very similar to the food ethics talk I give, but his talk is a little more brief!

Garfield Park Conservatory Chicken Talk, Jan. 26, 2011

Home to Roost will be attending this event at the Garfield Park Conservatory!

Come out to learn more about chickens!

Keeping Chickens in Chicago, Wednesday, January 26

Hours: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Where: Jensen Room, Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N. Central Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60624-1996

Cost: $5 suggested donation

January is a great time to plan inspirational projects for the year – there’s no better way to turn over a new leaf than to explore the age old question of chickens, eggs, and Chicago. Curious about Chicago’s chicken codes? Wondering what kinds of chickens are the best to keep in a coop? Want to know how chickens keep warm in the winter? These questions and more will be answered at this “chicken chat,” presented by chicken keeper Jim Lichon. Please register by emailing Robin Cline at

The hens tooling around the yard