Archive for the ‘chickens’ Category

Good Food Festival and Conference: March 13-15

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2014 Urban Livestock Expo: Saturday February 22, 10AM-1PM

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Food Growing Summit 2014

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2014 One Earth Film Festival is Coming Soon!

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What does it mean??

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What is ‘Chicago Farm and Table’?

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Our mission is to serve as an objective directory and information base… an all-in-one source for Chicagoans seeking information on any or all of the following topics : locally grown, organic, sustainably grown, grass-fed, free-range, urban agriculture, community supported agriculture, farmer’s markets, and local restaurants, bakeries and other dining establishments that support any or all of the above.  We have  information […]

Windy City Coop Tour 2012


    CITY FOLKS FLOCK TO SEE BACKYARD BIRDS Chicago Chicken Enthusiasts Present the 3rd Annual Windy City Coop Tour Chicago, IL – On Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23, Chicagoland chicken-keepers will again open their yards to visitors during the 3rd Annual Windy City Coop Tour, sharing their enthusiasm for raising chickens in […]

Farm Crawl This Weekend: Saturday August 18th !!

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What’s a farm crawl? It’s a chance for you to spend a day in the country visiting a variety of small, family farms on a single day. All of the farms are in the vicinity of Odell, Dwight, and Cornell, off I-55 about 30-45 minutes south of the I-80 exchange at Joliet. You’ll be able […]

My Big Garden Blog

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          Recent Topics: The Latest From the Garden…2014 SEASON

Yes, those are really hens in your neighbor’s yard!


In case you haven’t noticed, urban chicken farming is becoming more and more common in Chicago.  With the growing interest in eating fresher, healthier food, Chicagoans have taken this food ethic in hand – it is after all, a way of life.  Pioneers in do-it-yourself urban agriculture are surfacing all over the city. And not […]

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