September 17th Beyond the Backyard: Backyard Chicken Raising.

In this workshop, we’ll be discussing basic chicken health, coop design, chicken-keeping regulations, and other fun facts about keeping chickens in the city. Whether you are poultry-curious or have been raising chickens for years, please join us. We’d love to hear about your chicken coop/chalet designs and stories about backyard fowl keeping.

Location:  1526 N. 11th Street (a house at the corner of 11th Ave. and Indiana – one block from Colcord Ave.)

Time:  10:00am – 12:00pm – followed by a potluck picnic.  And then you should head over to the Waco Cultural Arts Fest.

Suggested donations for participation in the workshop is $5-10 (which you can convenient donate online using the Paypal link on the Coalition’s website: hotugc.org or at the time of the workshop). Donations support UGC’s work with after-school gardens, garden trainings, and our co-op booth at the Waco Downtown Farmers Market.

Participants are asked to bring a dish (preferably seasonal), and also to bring their recipes to share with other participants. Over food we’ll continue the conversation, sharing stories and problems and trade garden tips.

For more information on how you can participate as a workshop leader or participant, contact Bethel – ugcbethel@gmail.com.

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