Archive | March, 2012

What does “Free-Range” really mean??

“Free-Range refers to chickens being allowed to range freely outdoors where they can eat whatever grass, weed seeds, insects and worms they choose.  This results in more nutritious eggs, and meat for consumers, and more healthy humane conditions for the birds.  Many producers will label their eggs free-range when they are really not.” Check out […]

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Raising Chickens Creates Strong Community

In many school districts, or at least at Katonah Elementary School, hatching chicks in first grade is one of the highlights of Elementary school.  As a class, students learn how to care for a living thing.  They learn that it requires hard work, which can sometimes be messy and smelly.  However, it all becomes worth […]

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