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Goats, Chickens and Compost: Volunteering With Earth Matter on Governors Island
Journalist, beekeeper and author of "Compost City: Practical C...
I started volunteering with Earth Matter several years ago because I was drawn to the chickens, rabbits and goats. Aggressive squirrels, threatening rats and dive-bombing pigeons made up most of my wildlife interactions in NYC, and I longed to be around creatures more friendly and fun.
The Problem With Backyard Chickens
City Living Is for the Birds
Barbara E. Royal, D.V.M.
Owner, The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center, Chicago
The advantages to having chickens foraging in my yard outweigh the trouble of their care. If you are considering chickens, provided your city or suburb's code allows them, here are a few thoughts about their care.
Parents' Fight Over Backyard Chickens Turns Nasty
WATCH: Backyard Chickens in Los Angeles
Environmental journalist and author of Unlatched: The Evolutio...
If you want to lessen your environmental impact and eat the freshest -- and thereby most nutritious -- fare, buy local. But how to do this in an urban area like Los Angeles?
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