Tag Archives: Backyard chickens

May is Transition Challenge Month

Transition Challenge Month, yup. Brought to you by the Transition United States, yup. Clearer now? Until I was asked to teach a Backyard Chicken class for a Reskilling Festival co-hosted by Transition Ann Arbor, I did not know either. Nor … Continue reading

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Reflections on the One Year Anniversary of the Egg Recall

A year ago this month, there was a national egg recall. You would think more communities would be welcoming the chicken to backyards as a result. Unfortunately, that does not seem to be the case – many cities are still … Continue reading

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Eggs Benedict in 6 Minutes

I love Eggs Benedict. I can’t pinpoint the beginning of my love affair, because my love has always been there. As Eggs Benedict features prominently in most menus, I don’t think I am the only one in love. For over … Continue reading

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Backyard Chicken: Why (and how) we killed one of our chickens

(This is the tenth and final post in a series of Friday posts about Backyard Chickens to give an overview of my experiences these past two years.) (Note: This post contains very vivid descriptions of chicken slaughter.) According to Human … Continue reading

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Backyard Chickens: Chocolate Mousse recipe

(This is the ninth in a series of ten Friday posts about Backyard Chickens to give an overview of my experiences these past two years.) As always on the lookout for a recipe that will use a lot of eggs, … Continue reading

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Backyard Chickens: The Deep Litter Method

*UPDATE* Our winner of the Fair Food book giveaway is Nicole! Thanks to everyone that participated, and Nicole look for an email from us! (This is the eighth in a series of ten Friday posts about Backyard Chickens to give an … Continue reading

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Backyard Chickens: Food diversity for your backyard chicken is a win-win for all

(This is the seventh in a series of Friday posts about Backyard Chickens to give an overview of my experiences these past two years.) Our chickens are eating our weeds; their eggs taste fuller as a result – all due … Continue reading

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