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FYC on WNYC December 9th!

Tune into WNYC on December 9th at 5:44 pm to hear my husband and I talk about the hunting, butchering, and cooking of venison before the season ends! Check out our press release!  Front Yard Coop on WNYC’s Last Chance

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Eating Venison for Another Year

It’s opening weekend of deer season in New York State, which is a very big deal in my house.  If you are a hunter, or are married to a hunter, it is a very big deal in your house too.  Assuming my husband is successful today or tomorrow or the next day, we will have […]

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Boston Local Food Festival

Boston Local Food Festival Saturday, October 1, 2011 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Join Front Yard Coop for the 2nd Annual Boston Local Food Festival along Fort Point on Saturday October 1, 2011 from 11 a.m. 5 p.m. Themed “Healthy Local Food For All!” the festival is produced by Sustainable Business Network (SBN), and is […]

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You are what you eat. Stay local and fresh!

We got our first chickens ten years ago for fun and fresh eggs.  We didn’t expect the sea change that occurred, although now I can’t imagine anything less.  Our lives were changed forever by five Barred Rocks. There is nothing like a fresh egg.  Once you taste one you never go back to those mystery […]

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Front Yard Coop Event Schedule

September 17th & 18th, Live Green Connecticut!  Taylor farm Park, Norwalk, CT, September 18th, John Jay Homestead Country fair , John Jay Homestead,Katonah NY. 11-4. October 1, Boston Local Food Festival October 2nd, 13th Annual ‘Hawk Festival & Green Bazaar’11:00 AM – 5:00 PM At Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Road, Greenwich CT

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Bugging Out! Keep Your Chicken Coop bugs under control!

How to deal with bugs in your chicken coop: A number of years ago we had a house for sale.  It was a cute little house on a country lane that we had renovated and put back on the market.  It didn’t take very long before we had an actual buyer for the house, or […]

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Hatched Surprises and Compost Tips!

We’ve run out of room for the babies!  It has been an incredibly successful spring here at Running Duck Farm.   One mini coop is full of a mixed hatch of older chicks, including some Speckled Sussex, Buff Orpingtons, and some mixed “surprises”.  Above them are smaller chicks, Belgian Bearded D’Anvers in black and a beautiful straw “quail” color.  Another […]

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Front Yard Coop Events

Hey folks! We have some great events coming up that we’d like to see you at! April 23rd: FYC will be at Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture’s Sheep Shearing Festival. April 30th: FYC will be at Hilltop Hanover Farm, at Westchester County Park. “Raising Chickens” workshop, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. May 1st: Wilton Go […]

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Chicken Coop Ideas

We have some great ideas for the coop! We have invented this revolutionary coop for you and we want to give you the best product we can with the most affordable prices. Which is why we are about to offer a Front Yard Coop in semi kit form.  This will lower shipping costs, and still […]

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Chicken Coop Perks

When we first thought about getting chickens years ago, my vote was a resounding yes because there is nothing that can compare to a fresh egg.  I love to cook, and a ready supply of fresh eggs is heaven.  Breakfast, lunch, dinner or desserts are always possible with a few fresh eggs and a repertoire of simple […]

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