In this episode of the Community Chickens podcasts, we discuss the role that keeping poultry can play in our educational systems.
Our Podcast Guests Include:
Jeannette Beranger is the Senior Program Manager for The Livestock Conservancy. She uses her knowledge to plan and implement conservation programs, conduct field research, and advise farmers in their endeavors with rare breeds. She is co-author of the best-selling book “An Introduction to Heritage Breeds.”
Patricia Foreman is a sustainable agriculture author, local foods activist, and popular speaker. She (and her co-presenter, chicken celebrity Oprah Hen-Free) has presented workshops and book signings at major national festivals and conferences across the United States. She is the author of City Chicks. To help “Chick Start America,” she developed the Backyard Chicken Keeper Certification course. Foreman graduated from Purdue University with degrees in animal science and pharmacy. She has a master’s of public affairs from Indiana University’s Graduate School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
Here are some of the links and book mentioned in the podcast:
Our storytime book is How Chicks are Born by Bruce Grant, Published by Rand McNally, 1967.
Books by our guests:
Here is a collection of resources that may be of interest:
A Guide to Hatching Chicks in the Classroom
Coloring Book from Livestock Conservancy
Backyard Chicken Keeper Certification course
Chicks in the Classroom – Livestock Conservancy
Chick Hatching Guide
Don’t Chicken Out
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