Category Archives: chickens

Adventures in the KuNtRy

Many of my personal friends (about 450 of you on Facebook) know and may follow with amusement my KuNtRy sagas with burning. For those of you who don’t know, allow me to briefly bring you up to date… People in … Continue reading

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FINALLY!!! You can apply for a chicken permit (in Knoxville).

After two grueling years, the city is accepting applications for hen permits according to the Knoxville Urban Hen Coalition at the Knoxville Permaculture Guild…just in time for Spring orders for hens. From the Knoxville Urban Hen Coalition: ***History of Ordinance*** … Continue reading

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Important Update for Chickens

From Chad Hellwinckel of the Knoxville Urban Hen Coalition: **IMPORTANT** I just talked to council members. I have assurance that there is no way that the last amendment will be in there. It will either be withdrawn or it will … Continue reading

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4th Amendment Rights…or Chickens? Hmm.

Where to even begin?  I find myself shaking my head two times in less than a week and asking, “For real?  For real, this is where I live?  Really, Knoxville is this backward?” Suddenly, last night’s city council meeting wasn’t … Continue reading

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FINALLY! The Vote We’ve All Been Waiting For…

This Tuesday, July 27, 7:00 p.m. at the Main Assembly Room, City County Building, the fate of Knoxville’s chickens (and future chickens) are in the delicate balance of our City Council Members. On June 15th, City Council Members hashed out … Continue reading

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And the Vote is…

Folks are passionate about chickens, and that’s definitely the case in Knoxville.  Many of you may be keeping up with the happenings of Knoxville’s Urban Hen Coalition, especially during these last few weeks.  On June 15th,proposed by Council member Chris … Continue reading

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June 15th-Day of Reckoning-Just a Few Days Away

As June 15th approaches, we need your help writing letters to your city council reps and  the at large seats (especially Jow Baily) that we want a YES! vote.  We need two yes votes (one the 15th and one the … Continue reading

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