Maybe you thought chickens were good for eggs, but they can do so much more! Come learn how chickens can be your Best Feathered Friends in the garden. Sign up for this class hosted by Wheatsville Food Co-op and get your feather garden groove on! Date: 3/25/2015, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Learn how to incorporate your BFFs for nutrient-rich compost, organic pest control, and thriving gardens year round. Learn about plants to serve as chicken forage, medicine, and other purposes. We’ll also discuss strategies for integrating chicken housing design into a garden landscape. Michelle Hernandez, Founder and Event Director of the Funky Chicken Coop Tour® brings her years of experience raising chickens and gardening into the classroom experience.
About Your Instructor
Michelle Hernandez has raised chickens, guineas, and ducks for most of the past decade. She is the Founder and Leader of Austin’s highly successful annual Funky Chicken Coop Tour®, as well the Organizer of the Austin and Central Texas Backyard Poultry Meetup. She consults on interesting green and IT projects and has released the Pickin’ Chicken iPhone App, which guides users to find the perfect chicken breeds for their own backyards.
The $15 class price includes a $5 donation to the Urban Poultry Association.