Archive for the ‘Goats’ 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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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 […]

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 […]

Journal: The Urban Goat Herder

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          The Ioder family live on the West side of Chicago raising chickens and goats on their urban farm.  They share land space with the Root Riot Community Garden with the pasture space for the goats and also maintain bee hives.  The family attempts to raise as much of their food […]

Urban Goats

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Raising Goats in Chicago.  Every day, Carolyn Ioder feeds her hens, and looks for newly laid eggs in their nesting area.  She checks on the baby chicks she’s nurturing with the help of her brooding hen.  She feeds and milks her goats, and takes them out to pasture.   Some days, she tends her beehives or […]

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