City Chickener Potluck, Red Hook, Brooklyn

  • June 13, 2009 · 1:00 PM

It is time for our first social gathering! This will be a potluck, so please come with a dish to share. Come meet other chicken enthusiasts and check out happy hens of the Red Hook Poultry Association backyard chicken coop in Red Hook, Brooklyn. The backyard space is small, so in order to avoid pecking and egg-eating within our meetup group, we are limiting the guest list to the first 25 people who RSVP. Come mingle with chickens and chickeners alike. Please contact Owen (meetup organizer) if you and your hens would also like to host a meetup.

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  • Adnan

    wouls like to start rising chickens for eggs...need help ideas and live chienks as well..:-)

    April 7, 2014

  • Brooklyn Chicken F.

    Sounds like a great event. I'd like to RSVP
    MIKE

    May 24, 2013

  • Owen T.

    Amazing hosts, delicious food, wonderful NYC chickeners! Thank you everyone for making this such a great meetup! Who wants to host the next one!?!

    June 14, 2009

  • Robert

    Thanks Declan, for sharing so openly about your chickening and to your entire family for being such gracious hosts.

    June 14, 2009

  • Robin

    The potluck was great. I would love to see a tour of other backyard chicken coops in Brooklyn - to see what other have done.

    June 14, 2009

  • Carly

    Great people, chickens, food, fun. Learned a lot about both laying hens and broilers. Nice to have a tour of both chicken sites in lovely Red Hook. Very interesting people and possibilities for future meet ups at other cool sites.

    June 14, 2009

  • A former member
    A former member

    very informative and lots of fun...to say nothing of great food and beautiful chickens and gracious hosts and organizer. learned a lot and made some good connections (and ate too much)...really a lovely time!!!

    June 14, 2009

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great food, and a fascinating mix of chicken keepers and folks considering taking the leap. Declan and Maria, you are fabulous hosts, and thank you for showing us the meat chick operation. Looking forward to the next one!

    June 13, 2009

  • Robert

    I accidentally clicked something that took away my opportunity to answer "what dish are you bringing?". I'm thinking handmade bread with artichoke spread and ajvar. Since we're two also a Pasta salad (ravioli, seasonal stuff).

    May 27, 2009

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Rafaël

We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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