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Follow Regulations and Codes

This document explains the NYC laws around keeping chickens. This is an excerpt from the City Chicken Guide: Raising Hens for Eggs in NYC - the full guide is available for purchase at

Adobe Acrobat file 117K Owen T. Mar 12, 2009

National Geographic - Abu Talib

Article about Just Food Board Member Abu Talib and his Bronx chickens in National Geographic, April 2009. Great photo!

Adobe Acrobat file 838K Owen T. Mar 18, 2009

Soil test

Here's a form from Cornell to have your soil tested for heavy metals. The basic test is $15 and then the heavy metals test is a total of $55. There are instructions for how to pull a soil sample. Here's an email from Cornell-

Adobe Acrobat file 114K Martha Mar 26, 2009

City Chicken Application 2010

Do you want chickens in your garden? If you are part of a community project of 8 or more people in NYC working towards food justice, fill out this application to become a Just Food City Chicken Project and return it by Friday, April 9th, 2010.

Word file 1.0M Owen T. Mar 31, 2010

City Chicken Project Application 2009

Do you want chickens in your garden? If you are a community group of 8 or more people in NYC, download this application to become a Just Food City Chicken Project and return it by Friday, April 10th, 2009.

Word file 1.0M Owen T. Mar 12, 2009

feed stores

Feed Stores compiled from members suggestions

Word file 21K Martha May 11, 2009

Frequently Asked Questions about City Chickens

These are the most frequently asked questions that come through Just Food. If you do not find your question here, or would answer them differently, please post on the message board! Let's get squawking!

Word file 107K Owen T. Mar 25, 2009

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