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12/26/2012
An update on generating electricity with pedal power and which exercise bike we decided on and testing soil for nutrient ratios along with fixing a pair of leaky boots with adhesive and inner tube scrap patch.
7/29/2010
During healthy stay-overs at Cooper Wellness, certified trainers explain how to stick with an exercise program over the long haul.
2/9/2012
How important our tractor and snow thrower are in keeping us from getting snowed in. Our local cooperative.
11/3/2011
The Front Yard Coop Supplies Innovative and Elegant Chicken Coops to Meet Rapidly Growing Interest in Raising Hens.
1/18/2011
If you want a few hens for fresh eggs, but haven’t had the time (or money) to build a coop or chicken tractor, here’s your chance to win a free coop! The Handcrafted Coops portable chicken coop is an ark-style coop with space for three hens (or five bantams).
2/21/2013
Free-range chickens will naturally return to their chicken coop at night. Learn how to train your free-range chickens to return to their roost at any time of day by using kitchen scraps.
7/26/2007
Your local county extension office can answer questions on gardening, livestock, poultry, crops, garden pests and more.
7/9/2012
Deep litter coop management keeps chickens happy and healthy, and it’s easier for you.
6/19/2012
Cam found a way to expand his chicken coop without spending a lot!
9/13/2011
Architecture students designed and built an airy, light-filled Chicken Chapel in Vermont that's light on the land and glows like a Japanese lantern at night.
10/6/2009
If you’re planning to buy a small backyard chicken coop to protect a few hens, you might be interested in this coop from GardenEggs.com.
10/10/2013
We’ve compiled a list of chicken coops for your convenience.
10/20/2012
Our experience with our local cooperative.
2/16/2011
A new study finds that warming temperatures will cause up to two-thirds of the earth's permafrost to disappear by 2200, unleashing large amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
2/8/2011
Concerned about the U.S. Department of Agriculture's refusal to stop Monsanto? Here are four steps you can take now.
1/25/2013
The Classy Coop Giveaway grand prize was given a good home with our contest winner and her backyard chickens. We were happy to see this mobile chicken coop is already being broken in. Bring on the eggs!
5/13/2011
Cam describes the building of his chicken coop.
11/2/2011
How do you keep backyard chickens safe from poultry predators? With a bit of elbow grease and a few tips, your girls will be safe from sharp teeth.
5/31/2011
When a fire destroyed their home and office near San Luis Obispo, Ken Haggard and Polly Cooper seized the opportunity to build the off-the-grid straw bale home of their dreams. Their comfortable compound now houses two other families as well.
6/22/2012
How do you find the best chicken coop design for your new flock? We'll help you walk through the evaluation process AND get a free analysis spreadsheet to help you decide.
4/7/2011
At Green Roof Growers in Chicago, Little Green Girl takes a field trip to the new chicken coop. Holding chickens, meeting the puppy Carl, and visiting the chickens' new home are all part of the fun.
12/6/2013
Chickens rock. One way to make the chicken experience even more rewarding is to build your own coop. Here's a description of one coop and some ideas for you.
4/2/2014
This pentagonal structure was costly and tricky to build, but the finished structure is both beautiful and functional.
1/29/2014
On-going series on my family's efforts to raise urban chickens in our Minneapolis backyard.
6/13/2012
Building the Cadillac of worm bins, a new barn door, testing the new garlic curing rack, harvesting big potato onions, mulching blueberries, and fabricating a low budget easy to build automatic chicken coop door opener and closer from easy find parts
4/29/2011
Celebrate and spread the word about Fair Trade food and products with a World Fair Trade Day breakfast on May 14.
3/19/2012
Eggs aren't the only things that come from the business end of a chicken. But with a little time and materials, and even less ingenuity, the rest can set you up with a free and steady supply of valuable organic fertilizer.




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