E121: Urban Chicken Farming

In this episode Aaron is joined by Jen Pitino of the Urban Chicken Podcast. She shares with us the pleasures of rubbing down chickens with silk scarves and all things urban chicken. Listen now.

Episode 104: Farm Update and Sailing

In this episode hosts Aaron and Jason discuss how not to raise chicks, the survival skill of sailing, and the scourge of the sea. It’s sure to be full of information and a few laughs, as always.

The results of our latest experiment (however half-assed) with chickens are in. Through the experience we’ve learned several valuable lessons […]

By |September 30th, 2013|Categories: Urban Survival Podcast Episodes|Tags: , |2 Comments

Episode 95: ITRH Farm Update & New Project

Hosts Aaron and Jason give an update to the urban farm project and discuss the debut of a huge new project.

After two years of gaffs, mistakes, and lots of folly, Aaron and Jason have suddenly reached the completion of the livestock portion of their urban farm. Now they look to the future for perfecting their […]

Episode 84: Urban Farming Update

Hosts Aaron and Jason discuss the latest lessons learned from their adventures in Urban Farming.

When it comes to matters of self-sufficiency few are as important as being able to feed yourself. Over the last nearly two years Aaron and Jason have endeavored to see what it takes to have a farm in an urban environment.

The […]

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Chicken Egg Incubator: Brinsea Mini Advanced

Meet the Brinsea Mini Advanced Egg Incubator. An incubator the takes almost all of the work and guessing out of chicken egg incubation.

What Urban Farm is complete without a few chickens? If you’re fortunate enough to have a Rooster in your flock you will at some point want to try your hand at hatching chicks. […]

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Eight Maybe Enough

The original four Araucans were nice, but it just didn’t seem like enough. I have all this space and this big new coup that can fit 12 nesting boxes. Why not at least bump it up a notch.

Thursday (June 9, 2011) afternoon I put in a call to Kathy – owner of Boling Bunny Farm, “Kathy, […]

By |June 14th, 2011|Categories: Self Sufficiency, Survival Skills|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Urban Chickens

I said I was not going to do it any time soon when talking to friends about my Self Sufficiency project, but it happened anyway. Chickens. Yes, chickens. Painfully dumb, yet adorably entertaining chickens. But, they couldn’t be just any urban chickens, oh no. Being the dazzling urbanite farmers we are, we had to get […]

Episode 19: What is “Grey”

Hosts Aaron and Jonathan discuss the concept of being “Grey” and give an update on the Urban Self Sufficiency Experiment.

Simply put, Grey is the idea of blending in. Some, such as Ron Hood, also refer to it as “being a Chameleon.” Grey is a topic seldom fully covered or explained in the survival community. When it is […]

By |June 6th, 2011|Categories: Urban Survival Podcast Episodes|Tags: , , , |2 Comments
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