Welcome!

We are a growing network of backyard poultry enthusiasts in & around Chicago
  • Learning from and enjoying the flock of folks keeping urban poultry and other livestock
  • Recommending and modeling best practices while dispelling mis-information
  • Promoting and preserving policies that support people keeping backyard livestock and growing their own food
For more info, contact Site & Group Moderator: Martha Boyd, Program Director
Angelic Organics Learning Center's Urban Initiative in Chicago
(chicago - AT - learngrowconnect.org)

Join the ChiChickEns Google group discussion forum. See the RSS feed link (below-right) or go to http://groups.google.com/group/chicago-chicken-enthusiasts
Search past discussion threads by keyword/s.

To join ChiChickEns, provide: 1) your name, 2) your location (and ward if in Chicago), 3) if you have urban livestock, and 4) how you heard about Chi-Chick-Ens.
We're also on Facebook and Twitter #chicooptour #chichickens

Explore Resources & Links: info, sites, workshops & local experts. 
Take the ChiChickEns Backyard Chickens Survey.
Get ideas for Coops & Runs.
Find sources of Feed & Supplies.
Learn more about Eggs and about End of Life issues for backyard chickens.


Access chicken 
Policies in Chicagoland and other cities, with info for neighbors & local decisionmakers.
https://sites.google.com/site/chicagochickenenthusi/home/AOLClogo_4C_hex.jpg?attredirects=0

We organize the annual Windy City Coop & Eco-Yard Tour ~ showcasing a spectrum of backyard sustainability, from livestock and intensive food production to rain gardens, solar energy systems, and more! See: Windy City Coop Tour
The 2018 Tour is the weekend of Sat 9/22 and Sun 9/23. MORE INFO COMING BY THE END OF JULY!
Forward this email to prospective Hosts!

The 6th Annual URBAN LIVESTOCK EXPO was February 3, 2018. Angelic Organics Learning Center and the Chicagoland Chicken Enthusiasts launched this FREE event in 2013, now organized by the Advocates for Urban Agriculture (AUA) as its Winter Gathering. The 2018 Expo is hosted by Southside Occupational Academy at 7342 S Hoyne Ave.



Angelic Organics Learning Center's 
Backyard Chickens workshops:

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