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Keeping Backyard Chickens!

Love the taste of fresh eggs and the sound of hens peacefully clucking away in the background? Then it might be time for you to start your own backyard flock. Learn how to build a coop, select and care for chickens, and enjoy the bounty of fresh eggs, all in accordance with Durham County regulations.

Lissa Lutz has been a Durham County Master Gardener Volunteer for 15 years. She shares her back yard with a flock of hens and 4 ducks. Suggested donations $5-8.

Come early and check out Recyclique, our upcycling co-op’s retail shop, featuring refurbished goods, sustainability products/books, vintage, fair trade, local crafts, 0pen 12-6 pm Fridays/ 10-5 pm Saturdays

A non-profit project of CommunEcos
www.communecos.org; for more info, email: [masked]

Next Week: Genetic Modification and Food Safety, by Renee Maas, Food & Water Watch

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  • wendelin

    I already keep a couple- Have makeshift area outside, just put them in my rabbit cage at night (inside) I get nearly free eggs and little talkative funny friends that follow me, and come when called oh and eat the bugs in my yard too.. They're easy and GREAT!

    August 20, 2013

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