Tag Archive: urban coop

Trying to Be Trendy: Heard any Good Yolks Lately?

Yes, I am trying yet another foodie trend. This one caught my attention because I have the most wonderful problem a chicken tender can have. What is one to do with so many… Continue reading

Ready to Feather the Storm!

So much has been going on at Food It Yourself HQ since mid October! We harvested the second round of crops. Yes, there were enough green beans to serve at Thanksgiving dinner. We… Continue reading

So Much is Happening!

Oh my has it been busy here at Food It Yourself HQ. Mr. Food It Yourself and I have been rearranging our entire house in anticipation of a complete electrical rewire and upgrade.… Continue reading

Winter Workout for Chicken Tenders

Here we are, beginning a new calendar year. We’ve eaten all the seasonal treats, become totally confused about what day it is because of all the mid-week holidays, and generally had a good… Continue reading

OOPS! That Isn’t a Hen

Remember these sweet little ladies? Sure you do! From left to right, you’re looking at Misty Coopland, Mallory Archer, Ruth Layer Ginsburg, Lucky, Agnes Featherduster Junior (A.J.), and Ellen DeHeneres. Can you believe… Continue reading

Gardening with Guarded Optimism

So far so good in the Food It Yourself garden this year. I hesitate to say things are wonderful, because my pride last year at this time was quickly quashed by woodchucks. Yes,… Continue reading

What Went Down Better Come Up

As you remember from last week, the Food It Yourself garden has been planted. I have now entered that super anxious time where I wait for the right kinds of green things to… Continue reading

How to Pick Up Chicks Part 2- Go Get ’em!

It happened! We have our baby chicks. It took a lot of planning and preparation, but our six baby egg suppliers are growing and chirping in the spare room of the Food It… Continue reading

How to Pick Up Chicks Part 1- Planning

In the spring of 2017 Mr. Food it Yourself and I began our lives as chicken tenders. We began with four grown-up hens, purchased from friends who own a farm. Unfortunately, two of… Continue reading

Following up

I spent last Thursday and Friday on my Very First Business Trip. I attended a conference related to one of the larger, federally funded, studies we are conducting where I work. One item… Continue reading