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Why Urban Chicken Farming is Not as Weird as it Soundsnew

Have you ever had a fresh egg? Not simply organic, not just free-range, but one yet to see the inside of a refrigerator. A fresh egg is like a tomato straight off the vine, barely resembling its supermarket brethren, beautiful in its imperfection.
New Haven Advocate  |  Adrienne Kane  |  01-19-2010  |  Food+Drink

What the Cluck? Urban Chicken Raising Gets Hipnew

Does simplifying agricultural traditions -- and contracting out the unpleasant aspects of rural life -- make the desire for a slice of the country in the city any less genuine? Most would say no and that it takes more than Google to learn how to properly kill a chicken.
Boise Weekly  |  Tara Morgan  |  07-08-2009  |  Gardening

Colorado City Debates Allowing Backyard Hens as Interest in Urban Farming Surgesnew

Although it's legal to keep chickens in the city of Boulder and in many other communities along the Front Range and across the country, you're likely to get a citation if you try it in Longmont. But this might soon change, as the city is scrambling to review and perhaps change its codes in response to citizen demand.
Boulder Weekly  |  Pamela White  |  11-17-2008  |  Food+Drink

Some Locavores Go for the 100-Yard, Rather than 100-Mile, Dietnew

"Chickens fill an important spot in the cycle of a sustainable backyard"
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Nicole Gluckstern  |  04-09-2008  |  Food+Drink

View From the Other Sidenew

Chef Boy Ari crosses the road to find out why the chickens did.
Missoula Independent  |  Ari LeVaux  |  05-18-2007  |  Food+Drink

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