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Reporter looking for Boston-area chickens

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by atraverso, Mar 7, 2008.

  1. atraverso

    atraverso New Egg

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    I'm a food editor, working on a story for Boston Magazine about people who are raising their own chickens in the city and suburbs. I think it's a great example of how people are becoming more aware of where their food comes from.

    I've found some folks in suburbs and surrounding towns, but I especially need some help finding people who actually live within the Boston or Cambridge city limits. My understanding is that the practice isn’t technically legal – at least according to the cities' animal control departments. But I could promise anonymity to anyone who wanted to chat.

    Thanks so much for your help. As a city resident myself, I really wish I could join you!

    Amy
     
  2. dogbitesandbeestings

    dogbitesandbeestings Out Of The Brooder

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    Amy,

    When are you trying to put this article together for?

    There are various clubs that will be having shows this Spring in the area....that might help you.

    I'm in Norfolk...x-boston resident. I didn't have chickens then.

    Karen
     
  3. atraverso

    atraverso New Egg

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    Ah, yes, giving a deadline would probably help!
    This is something I need to pull together by the end of next week, so unfortunately, I'll miss the spring shows. Thanks for the info, though.
     

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