21 Acres Joy of Chickens: The Particulars of the Poultry Palette
Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (PST)
***** PLEASE NOTE THE CLASS TIME CHANGE -- 1PM - 3 PM ******
You’ve decided to raise chickens. Now what? The Particulars of the Poultry Palette will address the feeding, nutrition, and care that are necessary to maintain a flourishing flock. From chicks to chickens, this class will teach you how to properly feed, water, and exercise your flock to maintain a healthy wealth of eggs and meat
Participants will learn how to feed chickens through various life stages, the importance of water consumption, diet supplementation, and exercise to maintain a healthy flock.
The class will go outside to visit the chickens and use for the class discussion. Dress appropriately for the weather conditions.
Jake Harris is owner of Stone Soup Gardens, a full service landscaping company that specializes in edible landscaping. Stone Soup Gardens builds beautiful urban farms, chicken coops, honeyscapes, and rain gardens. Stone Soup Gardens is a certified rain garden installer through Seattle Public Utilities’ Rainwise program. Stone Soup Gardens teaches on-going classes for chicken rearing, seasonal vegetable growth, rain gardens and for individuals, businesses, and community groups like Seattle Tilth, Readers to Eaters, and NW SolarFest. Jake enjoys using gardens to inspire joy and social change.
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Our mission is to cultivate, demonstrate and advance systems that support sustainable agriculture. 21 Acres is a non-profit organization with a vision to create and operate a vital, open public space for all of us to rediscover the agricultural heritage of our region and learn about cutting-edge, sustainable agricultural design and technologies as well as ways to maximize the beneficial aspects of fresh local produce and farm products.