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Little Free Libraries a New Popular Trend

Posted by on Jul 13, 2012 in Other, Other Products | 0 comments

Urban farming is also building community by sharing. An increasingly popular trend in neighborhoods across America is the introduction of the Little Free Library. As budget cut backs are closing public libraries, people are creating pop-up libraries to fill the gap and re-KINDLE a love of good old fashioned physical books. Only one year ago, Todd Bole built a doll house size box in front of his home in Wisconsin to honor his mother’s love of reading. With the message “Take a Book,...

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Teaching Work-Ability Skills to High School Students

Posted by on Jun 27, 2012 in Other | 0 comments

One of the wonderful things that happened at Creative Coops this spring was Josh Buist and Naomi Goodlin. They came to help at Creative Coops through Nevada Union High School’s Work Abilty program. This is a program that helps high school students learn employable skills by placing them in local businesses so they can be mentored into the work world. Both of them worked hard and learned many usefull skills that they can take into the work world....

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Introducing The Chicken Coop Starter KIT series

Posted by on Mar 7, 2012 in Other | 8 comments

Introducing The Chicken Coop Starter KIT series

  Sample of assembly instructions               Creative Coops is now selling small medium and large sizes of its hen house designs as an unpainted do it yourself KITs. You get so much more than just hen house. Each Kit includes: 1)      All pre-cut and pre-drilled plywood panels, labeled 1×2 framing strips, hardware parts, and assembly instructions, for you to build your hen...

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First Chicken Coop Decorating Class

Posted by on Nov 4, 2011 in Other, Uncategorized | 2 comments

First Chicken Coop Decorating Class

  December 3, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. at The Artist Workshop, 134 East Main St. Grass Valley, CA 95945 If you have been waiting to jump into keeping chickens, then here is your opportunity to get started. Plus you’ll have fun and save money at the same time! I am offering a chicken coop decorating class which includes a pre-built/ready to assemble Small hen house on legs (unpainted) which holds up to three chickens*. You’ll also receive a coupon redeemable for one free adult...

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Chicken Coops – Free food for chickens

Posted by on Sep 22, 2011 in Other | 1 comment

Chicken Coops – Free food for chickens This blog may turn out to contribute to the reluctant spouse syndrome that I wrote about recently, but I’ll let you judge that for yourselves. Chickens eat vegetables, grains and protein. When you buy “Chicken Feed” at the “Feed Store” with a balance that is healthy for the chickens at their particular stage of growth. But you don’t have to buy commercial food products for your chickens to have a healthy diet. Free...

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Chicken Coops – Back yard chickens and the reluctant spouse

Posted by on Sep 15, 2011 in Other | 3 comments

  Chicken Coops – Back yard chickens and the reluctant spouse While I am attending farmer’s markets and home and garden shows selling my chicken coops, I have noticed something interesting. It happens regularly every week at some point and the scenario goes something like this. A couple will arrive at my booth and one or the other of them will be so excited about the chicken coop. “Look honey!” etc. Meanwhile the other spouse is standing there, maybe with their arms crossed,...

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