Go Local

Two quick posts this morning. First, I stumbled upon the Go Local Challenge. Perfect encouragement for me this summer!


Second, I came across this exciting new publication:


Now if only the Skeptic would give in to those chickens. Or maybe we need to move to St. Paul. Apparently you can have one goat in St. Paul.



Filed under Urban Farming

9 responses to “Go Local

  1. I need to see if chickens are allowed in the suburb I where I live. I’ve been trying to convince my husband for a couple of years to take on some chickens. I wonder what the neighbors would say?

    We had chickens when I was growing up. I miss those eggs!

  2. Gwyneth

    Chickens are allowed in Minneapolis. If you want to keep the goodwill of your neighbors do not get a rooster.

  3. Joyce R

    We found out the hard way back in my youth in Denver that the neighbors’ hens also crow – every time the light on the garage went on.

  4. We had a goat for about a month when I was a youngster growing up on the farm. The goat was great at getting out of any enclosure. She’d then go stand on the roof of the nearest vehicle.

  5. A goat? I had no idea… but after reading Chris’ comment, I think I’ll pass! : )

  6. We can have any combination of animals up to 20 within city limits. Including goats. 😀

    I think they are REALLY good groundskeepers though! It would at least give the beagles something to do at my house other than herd each other.

    I think chickens would be a fun addition! You could have the kids take care of them and pick up eggs and… well… all sorts of stuff!

  7. I live in a condo, so no chickens here, but I do have some veggies growing on the deck!

    Hmm, I might have to take on the local challenge for the summer. Thanks for the links!

  8. Hmmm, chickens is an intriguing idea, but then I think we’d have to get rid of our squirrel-chasing hound dog, and that would be too sad. So I guess no chickens for us. Glad you’ve found the Go Local challenge, too…I’m looking forward to the Midtown market opening-up on Tuesday evenings starting in July. It’s just a hop-skip-and-jump away from us!

  9. tinyshoes

    you definitely need chickens!

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