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Keeping Urban Chickens
Profit as a Homesteader Favorite Medicinal Plants Keeping Urban Chickens
February 16, 2017
February 23, 2017  March 02, 2017 
Mother Earth News’ Editor-in-Chief Hank Will, and Becky Tipton of the Northeastern Kansas Beekeepers’ Association, on making a living from small acreage.
Jessica Kellner, Editor-in-Chief of Mother Earth Living, and JoAnne Bauman, respected herbalist discuss their list of favorite medicinal plants for their gardens. Two of our favorite faces of the poultry world, Patricia Foreman and Victoria Miller join Jennifer Pitino of the "Urban Chicken Podcast" to discuss how city chicks make a community better.

Renewable energy sources

Real food in the city

Sustainable Energy Options for Urban Dwellings Real Food in the City
Dr. Green Minisode
March 9, 2017
 March 16, 2017
March 23, 2017
Former MOTHER EARTH NEWS editor, Kale Roberts and author Dan Chiras come together to discuss your options for living off-grid in city limits. Respected authors Meredith Leigh and Gianaclis Caldwell discuss making choices that positively impact us and our communities from the urban homestead and beyond. Kevin Fletcher explains that when it comes to the farm, some things are better left to "Dr. Green".

Power of Poultry

who came first
guinea and rooster friend
safe behind fence
Beginning With Chickens
Poultry Breeds and Species Troubleshooting Flock Issues
April 6, 2017
April 13, 2017
April 20, 2017
What comes first when starting a flock of your own? There are many considerations to keep in mind.
Discuss various poultry breeds and how they may or may not fit into your barnyard flock.
From bumblefoot to predator issues, were discussing common problems and how to fix them.
chick in a basket processed chicken
talking chicken
Poultry as a Business Processing Poultry   Power of Poultry Institute
April 27, 2017
May 4, 2017
May18, 2017
Learn how to turn a profit while enjoying your flock.
We will run a step-by-step overview of humanely processing a bird yourself.
Join us as we highlight one of our favorite poultry oriented events!


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