If you have yet to spend time getting to know a flock of chickens, you’re missing out! Don’t know where to start? I have a couple different recommendations.

For books, check out A Chicken in Every Yard. It’s packed full of everything from what do they eat, what do you keep them in and what do you do when they get sick. And best yet, it’s local as heck! Written by the cool cats over at Portland’s Urban Farm Store, you can support your community. Sad to hear there location is closing, but excited to continue to purchasing their products through their partners.


In keeping it local, check out Naomi’s Organic Farm Supply. Chicks, supplies and the whole shebang of basic garden supplies can be purchased here. Super cute shop, and typically is a great place to meet a goat!