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*Backyard Chickens 101 w/Duncan Martin

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*Backyard Chickens 101 w/Duncan Martin

Time: October 10, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Strathcona Community Centre
Street: 601 Keefer St.
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://vancouver.ca/parks-rec…
Phone: Registration: 604.713.1838 or in person at SCC. #45307.401ST
Event Neighbourhood and Type: strathcona, workshop, gardening, community resilience, cultivating food, cultivating community
Organized By: Ross Moster, VV Neighbourhood Food Networks, Lauren Brown, Strathcona Community Centre Food Security Program
Latest Activity: Oct 9, 2013

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Learn the basics of keeping chickens. Duncan, designer-builder of the "Vancooper" chicken coop will discuss the many benefits of owning your own flock. Learn how to raise, feed and care for your own backyard hens. Discuss coop requirements, city bylaws, chicken breeds, and what to do with an old hen.

Fee: $15 or $25/household. Subsidies are available.

The 3rd workshop in VV's Fall 2013 Cultivating Food, Cultivating Community Series. Next workshop: Monday, October 21st Canning and Preserving.

 

50% Subsidies are available for all workshops in the series to low income residents of Vancouver with a Leisure Access Card. For details on how to apply, please contact Strathcona CC or visit http://vancouver.ca/parks/rec/lac/index.htm.

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