3rd Annual Pittsburgh Urban Chicken Coop Tour
Sunday, June 9, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The 3rd Annual Chicks-in-the-Hood, Pittsburgh Urban Chicken Coop Tour, a one-day, self-guided urban chicken coop tour comprised of volunteers who are enthusiastic about showing how chickens and urban agriculture are thriving in the North Side, West End and East End neighborhoods of the City. The tour seeks to educate visitors about keeping hens and delight them with garden ideas and backyard sustainability projects. Open to adults and children, the tour showcases various styles of chicken coops and breeds. Urban chicken farmers will be on hand at each location to discuss the how-to’s of urban chicken keeping. There will be opportunities to photograph and get to know the chickens up close and personal. A wide-variety of coop styles, as well as the surrounding backyard gardens, makes the tour interesting and fun for the whole family! A guided East End Bike Tour is available beginning at 9:15 a.m. at Animal Nature in Regent Square.
Tickets for the tour are $10 – kids are free! A ticket purchase gets you a tour booklet, a map with directions to each participating coop on the tour and an officialChicks-in-the-Hood
Tickets will be available the day of the tour at (1) The Quiet Storm www.qspgh.com at 5430 Penn Avenue in Friendship/Garfield; (2) Tazz
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