Category Archives: Urban Agriculture

Urban Agriculture Ordinance

Public Hearing: September 11, 7 pm
Where: 93 Washington St., City Council Chamber

Are you or your neighbors considering keeping chickens? Have you considered beekeeping to help support urban agriculture?

The City Council will be accepting comments from the public as it considers an urban agriculture ordinance. Come show your support for an ordinance that supports our local food economy.

Urban Chickens: A FREE How-To Workshop

Location: First Church Salem, 316 Essex St.
DAY & Time: Tuesday, August 26, 7 pm.

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Come to SAFE’s first urban agriculture event, where Salem residents and professional educators Kathy Karch and Cady Goldfield will walk folks through the nuts and bolts (or eggs and molts) of keeping urban chickens. They’ll share tips, tricks and best practice strategies for keeping yourself, your hens and your neighbors happy and healthy.  Participants will go home with a packet containing information and a list of all the resources mentioned during the workshop.