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Perhaps you’ve never been able to attend one of the Mother Earth News Fairs… but you’ve always wanted to. To give you a taste of what they look like and what goes one, Community Chickens editor, Carla Tilghman and author/presenter Frank Hyman (of Hentopia fame) teamed up to share a little slice of the latest […]Read more »
The Wisconsin Mother Earth News Fair returns to West Bend, Wisconsin July 09-10, 2016. For tickets and more information, click here. I’ve had the pleasure of attending a few Mother Earth News Fairs throughout the country. They are hands down one of the best ways and places where you can quickly learn from others, […]Read more »
Road trip! A car, snacks, friends and an awesome destination in mind. That is how my adventure to the Mother Earth News Fair in West Bend, Wisconsin, began. I have to tell you, it was an amazing experience. In fact, I think the term “Fair” does not do the event justice at all. It is […]Read more »
by Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest Have you ever attended a poultry show? Chickens too have their very own shows and they are great fun to attend. They happen all over the country and vary on scale. This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Northeastern Poultry Congress. This is the largest annual […]Read more »
by Guest Blogger Jenna Woginrich Photos by author If you’re new to raising chickens, you might be a little intimidated setting up house for your new flock. After all, this is a big step. Chickens aren’t just pets: They’re livestock. That word seems to carry a sense of import not bestowed on our humble cats […]Read more »