"Hi, I work for the Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District and we sell plant kits and one of them is a Butterfly/Hummingbird plant kit - great for pollinators!!! My email is firstname.lastname@example.org."
A great website to start with is www.backyardchickens.com . Lots of info, and online chicken keepers happy to answer questions.
I keep mine without heat - but their coop is well sealed, and the snow on the roof helps…"
"I"ve had a few orders from meyers, and the genders have always been accurate. If you sign up for their e-mail specials, they run $1 pullets sales a few times in the year. It's a mixed bag with a min of 25 female chicks. Seems very good…"
"It all sounds very interesting!
I'll make sure I've read Sammataros guide before I come out on your rounds.
I would love to come out with you in the early spring if that works ok with you. I'll contact you late winter to see when is…"
I would love the opportunity to accompny you on your rounds - would spring be the most benifical time? Sounds like a fantastic way to get started. Thanks also for Dales contact info.
I'm guessing I should have a bee suit for…"
"Thanks for your response Lisza!
We're planning more for spring 2012 now, as we are no where near ready. I've managed to get a lot of small flowering bushes in the ground - also many flowering trees. But they are all still very new and…"
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Just starting out on 3 acres. Over the next year we hope to establish many blueberry and raspberry bushes, black walnut, chestnut and american plum trees. In the process of starting an edible understory in our surrounding forested area, and also incorpating many bee friendly plants. Will be keeping bees as of spring 2011, and maybe (big maybe) 2 dairy goats. Currently have a small flock of chickens.
What gifts can you give to Cleveland's local food community?
Can provide healthy mixed breed chickens (as straight run chicks) to locals wanting to start out with chickens
What knowledge and practices do you want to learn?
Would love to meet other beekeepers and hobbie farmers in the Chardon area
What about local food makes you most excited?
finding out about local markets, vendors, and trading info and ideas on keeping food local!
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