Category Archives: Chickens

New adopted animal regulations for Baltimore City!

Baltimore City Health Department’s Animal Control Program has released the final version of their updated 2013 animal regulations. See the the final regulations here: AC Reg – Wild Exotic Hybrid Animals – September 26, 2013. A few highlights from the updated … Continue reading

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New Draft Animal Regulations for Baltimore City!

Baltimore City recently released a draft set of updated regulations for urban animal husbandry. AC Reg – Wild Exotic Hybrid Animals – August 2013 – DRAFT FOR COMMENT (3) Above is a link to the draft regulations. Comments are due … Continue reading

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Healthy Food Access in Urban Areas

Last week, on Friday, May 18, I watched the webcast of a talk given at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health entitled Healthy Food Access in Urban Areas: Barriers and Solutions. The two presenters were: Holly Freishtat, Food Policy Director for … Continue reading

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Chickens in Baltimore: UPDATE!

We’ll come back to Novella’s plight very soon, but first — Baltimore’s chicken ordinance was recently updated. Here are the new rules: No more than 4 chickens may be kept on lots less than 2000 square feet. On lots larger than … Continue reading

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Chicken Keeping in the City.

Chicken Regs: UPDATED: 5/3. This morning, I attended a workshop at Real Food Farm called “Who Wants to Be an Urban Farmer?” Even for a novice gardener like myself, it was an interesting morning. The first session I attended was Small Scale Livestock Farming, led … Continue reading

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TESTIMONIAL

I came to the seminar not knowing what to expect.

I hoped that I would learn everything I would need to set up a small nonprofit in Baltimore. That is exactly what happened.

At the end of the seminar, I had a check list of things I need to do, which for me is perfect.

Cristi Demnowicz