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At Home: Shannon and Peter Brasovan’s Backyard

The owners of CrossFit NapTown practice the same holistic lifestyle their business preaches at this cheery urban homestead.

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My Chicken Coop: Agrarian Co-Owner Anne Collins

“Most of the chickens are females, so the space needed a little glamorous touch.”

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Indy DIY: Goats Are the New Chickens

Got your goat? You better. These kids are the new chickens when it comes to backyard flocks.

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Q&A: Raising Chickens with Kim Purucker

Local urban farmer Kim Purucker gives us the inside coop—ahem, scoop—on what it’s like raising backyard chickens

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Indy DIY: Tend Your Flock with Chicken Classes

Hatch a plan for a coop of your own with a couple of eggs-over-easy chicken-raising classes.

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Indy DIY: Three Easy Ways to Enjoy Fresh Eggs

Shortcut! Here are three easy ways to reap fine-feathered benefits—without committing to chickens full time.

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Our Top 5 Photo Albums of 2013

Meet the Flockers—Indy’s urban chicken farmers—plus look back on Indy 500 Snake Pit hijinks, the State Fair food romp, and a pair of brew-drenched events.

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At Home: Martha Hoover's Barnyard

A pioneer of locavore dining is now raising the profile of the homesteading trend.

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Coming Soon: Agrarian Urban Homestead & Supply

Indy’s first urban-farming boutique is preparing to roost in SoBro.

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The Eggs Files: Advice From a Longtime Chicken Farmer

Plus, HEN CITY: Clubs, classes, and more resources for backyard chicken farmers.

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Meet the Flockers: Indy's Urban Chicken Farmers

Christie Wahlert of SoBro Egg Factory: “We are in egg overload at the moment and have even begun selling them to friends and giving them away. My hairstylist got a six-pack of eggs along with her normal tip the last time I went in.”

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Best Laid Plans: 12 Tips on Running a Chicken Coop

Having a backyard chicken coop is no flight of fancy. Here’s everything you need to know to keep your flock happy and healthy—and all of your eggs in one basket.