windy city coop tour, chicago, illinois.

I had the good fortune of taking photos for the 2013 Windy City Coop Tour over this past weekend. The tour is organized by Angelic Organics Learning Center and the Chicago Chicken Enthusiasts, and is a really fun, free way to learn more about urban farmsteading and the backyard chicken movement.  All over Chicago -- from way down in Beverly, west towards Oak Park, and up north to Rogers Park -- backyard hens and their owners were strutting their stuff as visitors toured coops and learned about keeping city flocks. Below are some of my favorite images from the weekend; more can be found here.

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