By Cindy Hadish/Homegrown Iowan CEDAR RAPIDS – Ed Thornton captured national attention in 2014 when he faced a trespassing violation for gardening two vacant city lots behind his home. Now, more than four years after being ordered to remove the garden, which supplied his neighbors with a wide variety of fresh vegetables, Thornton will be […]
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UPDATE: The North Liberty City Council will consider the urban chicken ordinance at its Aug. 13 meeting, after the matter was tabled on July 23. Daniela Williams of North Liberty, one of the supporters of the measure, said new information was presented at this week’s meeting from the Cedar Valley Humane Society, which indicated that […]
They’re so cute as babies, but do you have what it takes to raise backyard chickens? Find out during this free educational session coming up this Saturday, April 13, 2013.
Even on a dreary Saturday, temperatures were tropical inside the Noelridge Greenhouse in Cedar Rapids for the annual Easter Showcase, happening March 30 and 31, 2013. Urban chicken owners also were busy picking up an order of chicks at the Indian Creek Nature Center, while others visited the center’s resident rabbit, Toby. The Easter Showcase […]