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Intersection: High Tech Coops And Backyard Chickens

Flocks of chickens are springing up in backyards across Central Florida. Backyard chicken advocates say beside the supply of fresh eggs, raising your own chickens can teach valuable lessons about food and agriculture. And a new company is offering a high tech upgrade to the humble chicken coop.
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Backyard Chickens, Adjectives Unhinged, Lightsabers and BBQ

Having a small backyard flock of chickens is a growing trend in metro areas. Getting started with your own backyard chicken coop can be daunting, but the end result is rewarding because -eggs. Pet Care Professional Laura Helseth will share her experience, offer tips and answer your backyard chicken questions at the Alafaya Library at 12000 East Colonial Drive Saturday 3 to 4. Adjectives is one of Orlando’s best sources for vintage, antique and unique and now they’re combining the original Adjectives Market Altamonte with their newer Unhinged warehouse and creative workspace and having a grand reopening party! The new space is 40,000 sq. ft. full of curated collections, made by over 100 local and international artisans, designers, and craftsmen. …
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