Chickens

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Cash as Trash

Cash as Trash

If you were given $30, would you throw away $10?  According to this article this is exactly what we're doing around the world with our food.Now, I know that I don't consider myself one to have money to simply toss in the trash, however, I essentially do this by buying coffee, going out to eat and splurging on magazines on a fairly…
The Chicken Mansion

The Chicken Mansion

Here in Santa Fe, not only are we surrounded by our beautiful mountains and fantastic open spaces but we also have a rich culture and history, lots of conveniences and the wonderful ability to keep as many chickens as we'd like in our very own back yards! Well, with the addition of our Newbies, we've found it necessary to expand…

Finding hope in chicken poop

How the heck do you find hope in chicken poop?!?! A few years ago I read the book Harvest For Hope by Jane Goodall and went back and forth between feeling very overwhelmed by all of the madness we have created and feeling very empowered and quite capable of making changes in my day to day life to help our…
Beginnings

Beginnings

Alrighty then...here's my very first posting!  Yay me!  Cheers to the beginning of my blog about our experiences growing food and chickens (and hopefully bees soon, too) on 1/8 acre as well as all of our joys and stumbles along the way!  I thank you (my imagined reader) in advance while I figure this whole blog thing out. What better way to start…