Tag Archives: Chickens

From Tripping on Acid to Giving it Away

She gathers the locally made food and drink, dons her brightly painted garden clogs and, dog at her side, joins her guests in the backyard. “Hey, ladies,” she calls in greeting, as Scooter scampers toward the group, happy to be … Continue reading

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‘Humane’ Slaughters May Reduce Health Risks

Two first-rate chicken producers aim to provide a more humane execution for their feathered livelihood by gassing the chickens into unconsciousness before they are slaughtered. Mary’s Chickens in California and Bell & Evans in Pennsylvania will both spend about $3 … Continue reading

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Amazon Neighbors Are Eco-Friends

by Alli Jarvinen EUGENE, Ore. – Chickens, roof gardens, compost, and recycled furniture make this south Eugene neighborhood a hub for sustainable living.  Residents of the Amazon neighborhood are making efforts to lower their environmental impact. In green Eugene, forward … Continue reading

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