Getting ready for fall planting? Learn how your feathered friends can help! Come out on August 5th to Wheatsville Food Co-op South Lamar from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. for their "Gardening with Chickens" class. Register at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/gardening-with-chickens-tickets-12037318945
Celebrate the beauty of the egg, inside and out!
Put your eggs to the ultimate urban challenge, and compete against youth and adults, urban and rural poultry owners, experienced breeders and backyard newcomers alike. The Austin Bluebonnet Egg Show is an Open Breed Egg Show. Eggs from all breeds of chickens will be on exhibit, and competing for top honors. We do a lot to take care of our chickens so they produce healthy beautiful eggs. With over $1200 in prizes, this is the show that rewards you for all that you do!
May 31, 2014, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Callahan's General Store
501 Bastrop Hwy.
Austin, TX 78741
Did you see the chickens strutting their stuff on Tour Day at Tour HQ booths? You can thank Brazos Valley Poultry Club for those beauties! Now come join them just down the road in McDade, TX for the BVPC Summer Lawn Show!
This is a free event hosted by the Sustainable Food Center, and is lots of fun! RSVP at: http://food.convio.net/site/Calendar?id=101081&view=RSVP
Come meet other people interested in growing food and make some new friends - or visit with familiar faces.
New Farm Institute, the Funky Chicken Coop Tour 2014 beneficiary, will have a fall 2014 Permablitz, with helping hands courtesy of the Austin Permaculture Guild.
A Perma-what?? Come find out more and help the community this weekend!
Join the Austin Permaculture Guild May 10-11th at Eastside Memorial High School to help teach the students there how to build a perennial food garden and learn how to do so yourself. "This will be the first high school we have blitzed at and we are very excited about it!"
Eastside Memorial High School
1012 Arthur Stiles Rd
Austin, TX 78721 Map
Thanks to our FCCT volunteer videographer, Greg Gordon, for putting this together for us!
We hope you had fun on the 2014 Funky Chicken Coop Tour! We loved talking with everyone. Thanks to our FCCT volunteer planners, sponsors, coop hosts, wranglers, and volunteers, without which an event of this size wouldn't be possible. Thanks so, SO much to the wonderful folks at Sunshine Community Gardens for letting us share in their beautiful, inspirational garden space!