Category / Barnstable Agricultural Commission

May 10, 2011
Well, we knew that it was going to be inevitable.  Barnstable now has a law regarding chickens.  With the popular trend of gentleman farming and people starting to keep backyard flocks of their own, it only took a few careless chicken keepers to force the hand of the lawmakers in the Town of Barnstable.  With the…

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May 6, 2011
Well, sometimes the best laid plans can change. After I finished posting yesterday, my friend with the farm called and asked when I was going to bring my chickens over!  Her ears must have been ringing!  She also asked about Chocolate and if I was ready to bring him too.   Past Winter, reminding Chocolate…

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February 4, 2011
Two nights ago, roosters in the Town of Barnstable were met with more debate.  Fresh from the town’s attorney, the Agricultural Commission was presented with another draft of the inevitable law.  Interestingly enough, some parts were entirely different than what were discussed at the last meeting this past December. The beginning of this new draft…

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February 1, 2011
Well, I have been officially appointed as a member to the Agricultural Commission in the town of Barnstable.  Today I am going down to the town hall to be sworn in. Our next meeting is tomorrow night.  I am looking forward to it.  I believe that we will be voting on the matter of roosters in…

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January 18, 2011
I attended the last Barnstable Agricultural Commission meeting in November 2010.  When I was at the meeting,  I was invited by one of the Commissioners to apply for a vacancy on the commission.  At first, I thought that I could potentially be overwhelmed by adding one more thing to the ever growing list of my…

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December 19, 2010
I have become quite the advocate for roosters’ rights in the Town of Barnstable.  As you know, I went to the Barnstable Agricultural Commission meeting a few weeks ago, and boy, have I been busy entertaining all sorts of questions.  I have been contacted by both the Barnstable Patriot and the Barnstable Enterprise for interviews.  I…

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December 2, 2010
I am so glad that I went to the meeting last night regarding the rooster regulations in the town of Barnstable.  I was happy to see that seven other residents from town were there too, all in the defense of their roosters.   Apparently, the rooster subject is not a new one.  The Barnstable Agricultural Commission has…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.