One thing that has grown very popular of late is regular people on to grow their own chickens. Obviously, owning your own birds has many benefits, namely the numerous fresh and organic eggs you will get on a continuous basis. But, in order to have these benefits, it’s important that you choose chicken coop plans carefully.
The fact is many people want to save money at the same time. However, a prefab chicken coop to purchase is extremely expensive, and that cost turned many people off. This would leave someone to have to build his or her own coop. Of course, on your own, it could be a difficult thing to undertake. But, you can build a chicken coop easily with step-by-step instructions.
And, it really doesn’t matter how handy you may or may not be. Anyone can tackle this project and build a chicken coop with ease and quite inexpensively at that. This way, owning and raising chickens is within anyone’s reach, regardless of what their budget may be.
With regards to the tools that are necessary, most people already own the hand tools that will be required. As for the materials, they can be found pretty much at any local hardware store. So it’s convenient as well.
The important thing is to understand that owning these birds comes with some work. But to simplify matters, the chicken coop plans are made up for the urban farmer, making it as easy as possible to care for the birds as well as to retrieve the eggs.
And, if you are fearing the picture of a chicken coop close to your home, you needn’t worry. The fact is, they are intelligently designed in keeping with the city, and are therefore quite aesthetically pleasing.
Many people are choosing a healthier lifestyle which requires eating organic produce. The benefits are obvious. Additionally, people are also looking for ways in which they can live more eco-friendly. One way to do that is with owning their own chickens and it is a growing trend that you too can now get in on.
Grilling for Good: Grilling Class!
Our "Grilling for Good" crew is back with an amazing Grilling Class on the agenda for May 6th! (***All proceeds for this class go toward cupply cost for Northpark's Africa missions trip this fall***) Cost $100/person (14+ yrs old) | $50/person ( Max class size is 30 people Great for beginners or long-time grillers alike All grilling units, utensils, and food are included in class cost – you just show up! Class BASICS: Cooking on Charcoal, Pellet and Gas Grills Pros and Cons of Each Fire Managment Learn to pick out meat, prep it and grill it! You will be GRILLING: Appetizers: Jalapeno Pepper Poppers Stuffed Mushrooms Meats: Ribeye Steaks Chicken Wings Hamburgers Pork Chops Sides: Grilled Asparagus Grilled Pasta Salad Grilled Potatoes Dessert: Grilled Peaches with Ice Cream Grilled Banana Boats This will be hands on! Class starts at 9:00 AM. Should finish around 3:00 PM We will eat everything we cook!