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New Meetup: Chickens 2.0: Beyond Basic Care for NYC Chickens

From: Owen T.
Sent on: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 2:42 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Just Food City Chicken Meetup NYC!

What: Chickens 2.0: Beyond Basic Care for NYC Chickens
at the GreenThumb Grow Together Annual Conference

When: Saturday, March 20,[masked]:30 PM

Hostos Community College
149th Street and Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451

If you keep chickens in New York, you know they lay delicious eggs, work as super-composters, controls weeds and insect pests, and help build community. Chickens do so much for us - what can we do for them? In this workshop you will learn how to take the best care of your hens to keep them healthy, how to recognize common chicken ailments, and some things you can do if your hens get sick. New, experienced, and aspiring chicken keepers and welcome. Craig Haney is the Livestock Manager and a farmer at Stone Barns, an educational farm, restaurant and market 30 minutes from NYC, Greg Anderson has been keeping chickens for two years at the Walt L. Shamel Garden in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Owen Taylor runs the City Chicken Project at Just Food in NYC.

This workshop is scheduled during Session 1 of the GreenThumb Grow Together: 11:30am-12:45pm

The GreenThumb Grow Together more info:

You are invited to 26th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether at Hostos Community College, Saturday March 20th, 2010.

This year's conference includes many favorite workshops from past years, as well as new programming focusing around youth gardeners. We will also have a return performance by the youth dance group who inspired the hit documentary "Mad Hot Ballroom", as well as a keynote presentation by Bobby Wilson, President of the American Community Gardening Association.

149th St & The Grand Concourse
$3 Pre-reg, $5 Day of
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