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(post, Cristin Couzens)
We found an urban oasis in an industrial warehouse in Denver this past weekend. Greeted by pre-fabricated city backyard-ready chicken coops, I knew I was in the right place. Denver Urban Homesteading is a new venture designed to promote alternatives to industrial food production and delivery through education and a year-round market for local food growers and producers. Co-founder James Bertini is a leading voice for change in the chicken-permitting process. Yes. There is a chicken-permitting process in Denver. Backyard chickens are legal, but compared to other cities, Denver's process is excessively bureaucratic and expensive, leading to a burgeoning 'underground chicken' movement. Read more at The Weekly Veggie. Thanks for visiting!