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Saturday, April 1
2-4PM

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Member $12; Nonmember $20

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kitcheninfo@thetrustees.org

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KITCHEN at Boston Public Market
Boston, MA

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Gardens & Gardening, Farms & Food, Lectures & Workshops

Backyard Chickens 101 with The Chickeness

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Love the local food movement? Ever thought you might like to try keeping your own chickens? Come join “The Chickeness”, Khrysti Smyth, of Yardbirds Backyard Chickens for a rundown of popular breeds, housing needs and design, feeding and care, health, laws and zoning, info on how to effortlessly mix chickens and neighbors, and everything else you might want to know about keeping your own backyard chickens.

Backyard Chickens 101
Saturday, April 1st, 2017
2:00-4:00 pm
The KITCHEN at The Boston Public Market
100 Hanover Street
Boston, MA 02108

Costs: $12 per Trustees member and $20 per nonmember.Members must bring their current member card and number. Join The Trustees and save! Members save between 20-40% off all classes in The KITCHEN.

Course materials will be provided, and each attendee will receive a signed Certificate of Course Completion. Come find out whether keeping chickens might be a good addition to your garden, your kitchen, and your family's overall health and wellbeing, and meet a few of her feathered Chicken Ambassadors too!

About Khrysti

Khrysti Smyth (AKA The Chickeness) has been an urban backyard chicken farmer since 2009 and is the founder of Yardbirds Backyard Chickens. With a lifetime of animal husbandry, five years as a veterinary technician, and two degrees in Wildlife Ecology, Khrysti offers a wide range of services including classes, chicken care trainings, coop and chicken consultations, chicken brokering, chicken/farm sitting, help with permits, coop building and installation, monthly maintenance and health check-up services, and even chicken and farm sitting! Lately she has been a strong advocate for your chickens' helpful role as garden work-birds – happily consuming all your weeds, bugs, thinned seedlings, dead leaves, grass cuttings, etc., and turning it all into amazing compost – while still adding delicious and healthy egg protein to your homegrown bounty!

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