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Our Chickens’ First Eggs And My Inner Farmer

August 2nd, 2009 · 1 Comment · entertainment, food & drink, home & garden, nature, sustainability

Our chickens have laid their first three eggs! Light brown, diminutive in size (like many beginning efforts), and delicious. These are the very first chickens we’ve ever raised, the ones who were teensy chicks when I brought them home at the beginning of March, the ones we built the coop for with more clumsy  care [...]

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Urban Farming: Food Security Plus Fun

March 28th, 2009 · 4 Comments · food & drink, home & garden, sustainability

Ah, Saturday morning. I’m writing and drinking coffee at GiGi Bar on SE 60th and Division here in Portland. My husband Thor and I have been happily watching a little strawberry-blonde tyke who flirtatiously holds fistfuls of blueberry scone out toward us, then scampers away. Her father looks on fondly. Kids are great fun while [...]

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