Hens on a Boat: Chicken Keeping Basics (Awesome Farm, the Waterpod and Just Food)

From: Owen T.
Sent on: Tuesday, September 1, 2009 6:05 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Just Food City Chicken Meetup NYC!

What: Hens on a Boat: Chicken Keeping Basics with Awesome Farm on the Waterpod

When: September 12,[masked]:30 PM

Where:
Concrete Plant Park
Western Shore of Bronx River between Westchester Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard (see website!)
Bronx, NY 10451

Climb aboard this floating farm and learn the basics of chicken keeping from KayCee Wimbish of Awesome Farm in Tivoli, NY. Learn to think outside the box in terms of what to feed them and even making your own feed!

Don't miss this awesome Waterpod chickening experience!

About Awesome Farm:
Awesome Farm is a pasture-based farm in Tivoli, New York. We raise grass-fed lambs and pastured meat chickens. All of our animals are raised on pasture. Any grain that we feed is certified organic. We are committed to farming practices that care for our animals and for the land.

Our mission is to provide high quality, nutritious food while being caring stewards of our animals, and tending to the health of the land and our community. More: http://awesomefarmny.com/

About the Waterpod:
The Waterpod demonstrates future pathways for nomadic, mobile shelters and water-based communities, docked and roaming.

It embodies self-sufficiency and resourcefulness, learning and curiosity, human expression and creative exploration. It intends to prepare, inform, and provide an alternative to current and future living spaces. More here: http://www.thewaterpod.org/concept.html

GETTING THERE
Visit this website to find your way to the park: http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_about/parks_divisions/capital/parks/concrete_plant_bronx.html

Subway Directions: Take 6 train Uptown/Bronx to Whitlock Ave Station. Head North on Whitlock Ave toward Westchester Avenue. Take a slight right at Westchester Avenue. Turn right at East 167th Street to Concrete Plant Park, Bronx, NY.

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup-NYC/calendar/11261867/

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