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Life on an Urban Homestead

By Fredrica Syren: My family (my husband and our three children) and I live on an “urban homestead.” This term refers to a household that grows, through gardening and livestock, most of the food it consumes. The difference between an urban homestead and a farm is that an urban homestead …

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Backyard Chicken Being Abandoned Due to Infertility

By Kim Robson: Populations of urban chickens have been on the rise since the mid-2000s, as more and more people want to know where their food comes from and whether the animals they eat are free-range and hormone free. But sometimes, otherwise responsible backyard chicken enthusiasts find that the fun …

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Backyard Chickens-Something To Cluck About

 By Chef Centehua The sun is  just beginning its ascent when the hens let it be known they are ready to begin their morning activities. Chickens are creatures of the sun and they waste no time inside. We decided to get chickens three years ago and our flock grew quite quickly from …

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Chicks in the City: A Chick Flick for the Entire Family

By Rebecca Tolin I’ve grown up mainly a city girl. Sure, I secretly pine to prance off to a lavender farm in the French countryside or an organic vegetable plantation on a misty isle of Hawaii. My heart is linked to San Diego by beloved family and friends, though – …

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YUMMY EGGS COME FROM HAPPY CHICKENS

  By Amanda Wilkes: Until a few weeks ago, I associated eggs only with a happy holiday called Easter and funny riddles like Humpty Dumpty. I did not like the smell, taste, or even the look of eggs before I was introduced to an all new kind of egg, a …

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