Get chickens. OK, so I'm hardly the first urban dweller to harbor fantasies of raising chickens for farm-fresh eggs straight from my backyard--web sites such as Backyard Chickens, The City Chicken, Mad City Chickens, and many others have existed for years. Still, better late than never, right? Chickens are low-maintenance, cheap to care for, and a sustainable food source--the food miles from backyard chickens are literally nonexistent. As a bonus, chickens provide free (and organic!) fertilizer...I wonder how many others have made raising Urban Chickens a priority in 2008?
Wednesday, January 2, 2008
Keeping chickens tops this WorldChanging resolutions list
Great to see Erica Barnett over on the WorldChanging web site has made "Get Chickens" the first item on her New Year's Food Resolutions list: