Category Archives: Patricia Foreman

7 Myths about Urban Chickens, Myths 4 – 7

by Patricia Foreman [This article is part of a series, to read the entire series, visit: 7 Myths about Urban Chickens.] Myth 4. Chickens Attract Predators, Pests & Rodents. Fact: Predators and rodents are already living in urban areas. Wild … Continue reading

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7 Myths About Urban Chickens, Myths 2 and 3

by Patricia Foreman [This is the second in a series of articles.  To see the first article in this series, visit 7 Myths About Urban Chickens.] Myth 2. Chickens are too Noisy. Fact: laying hens — at their loudest — … Continue reading

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7 Myths About Urban Chickens

by Patricia Foreman The local foods movement is not only gaining ground, it is here to stay; and that includes family flocks of chickens. Chickens are the mascots of local foods because of the many talents and skill sets they … Continue reading

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City Chickens Can Save BIG TIME Tax Payer Dollars! (Part 2)

by Patricia Foreman [If you missed part 1 of this guest article by Patricia Foreman, you can view it here: City Chickens Can Save BIG TIME Tax Payer Dollars! (Part 1).] Here’s how it can work. The math is simple, … Continue reading

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City Chickens Can Save BIG TIME Tax Payer Dollars! (Part 1)

by Patricia Foreman [This is the third in a series of articles by guest author Patricia Foreman. Her previous articles are: The Chicken Have-More Plan and Chickens: The Mascots of the Local Foods Movement] There are many warm-feathery reasons to … Continue reading

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Chickens: The Mascots of the Local Foods Movement

by Patricia Foreman [This is the second in a series of chicken care articles by guest author Patricia Foreman. If you missed her first article, you can view it here: The Chicken Have-More Plan] Keeping backyard chickens is part of … Continue reading

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The Chicken Have-More Plan

by Patricia Foreman [This is the first in a series of chicken care articles by guest author Patricia Foreman.] In 1917, a few years before the Great Depression, Murray McMurray expanded his poultry hobby and love for chickens to found … Continue reading

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