Category / Tour de Coop

April 16, 2013
  “Hope is a thing with feathers.”~Emily Dickinson   Melissa has become a friend of mine that I met through social networking. Ironically, she only lives about 20 minutes away from me. Our paths seemed to keep overlapping and I was thrilled to have been invited to her house to see her coop and meet…

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May 23, 2012
I was thrilled to discover that my new friend, Alicia, keeps chickens.  For me, it instantly adds depth to a friendship when I find out that we share common interests.  I first met Alicia this past Winter when I took the beekeeping class.  I loved that we immediately had so many things to talk about…

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January 17, 2012
Lauren Scheuer and I have become great friends over our common love for chickens.  We spoil our girls.  We love them deeply and are constantly entertained by their antics.  So, you can imagine my excitement when I finally got to meet the girls I knew so dearly through her blog! As we stood in her…

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September 27, 2011
St. John had many wild chickens roaming everywhere.  After a few days on the island, it soon became clear to me that most likely not many people kept backyard chickens.  However, a girl can try.  I searched everywhere I could trying to discover and share a Tour de Coop.  I watched as homes whizzed by…

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August 15, 2011
Cape Cod is rich with history.  Our country was founded here in Massachusetts. In fact, did you know that prior to landing at Plymouth Rock, the settlers on the Mayflower first landed on Cape Cod?  They were chased away by local Indians who inhabited that area.  Now First Encounter Beach can be visited in its…

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August 1, 2011
I had the pleasure of attending Terry’s Chicken Workshop this past weekend.  Part of that workshop included a wonderful and detailed tour of her chicken coops and gardens. Terry has two chicken coops.  One houses her older flock of girls.  These include a Buff Orpington, a Silver Laced Wyandotte, Barred Rocks, Sex-Link Hybrids, Polish Crested…

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July 11, 2011
As many of you know, I wrote about the tragedy that struck Viola this past month.  Many lessons were learned from that horrible event and now Viola has begun to rebuild her flock.  She invited me over this weekend to share her new coop at her new home.  Creating a safe home for her flock…

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June 17, 2011
  As I walked up the gentle slope of Deb’s garden, my eye caught a glance of her barn red chicken coop tucked quietly into the corner of the backyard.  As I find most chicken coops blend in beautifully with the backyard setting, Deb’s too seemed like it had been there forever, just a part of her cottage garden.  …

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June 8, 2011
  Peering through this honeysuckle covered garden gate and trellis you would never expect to find nestled into the backyard a beautiful chicken coop with four lovely Buff Orpingtons; Little Bit, Red, Pretty Girl and Guy (pronounced Gee). MaryAnn has been an avid gardener for many years.  A few years ago, she started researching keeping backyard…

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