Wednesday, Feb 29, 6:30pm
Join the Monona Library for a unique opportunity. Susan Troller will be here to read from her book CLUCK: From Jungle Fowl to City Chicks. Following the reading will be a panel discussion of the hottest topic (next to politics) in town, featuring local chicken owners and enthusiasts. Register [...]
See what the Wisconsin State Journal had to say about the flap over hens.
(C’mon. Give peeps a chance!)
Continue reading Monona’s chicken ordinance continues to generate controversy...
By Heather Gates
The “Chicken Ordinance” is soon to be back on the City Councils’ plate. Rather than a “silly” thing that is a waste of the council’s time, allowing chicken-keeping would better situate our community for tomorrow’s markets and the economic constraints imposed by the increasing costs of resources. Food security, food safety, reducing fossil fuel and synthetic chemical use – these are a few of my favorite things about backyard chickens.
Continue reading Egging on local leaders...