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Monday, June 21, 2010

Some say fie on fowl in the city

Chicken 101 classes at Seattle Tilth are packed. Instructor Paul Farley stresses the chicken's origins in Southeast Asia, where the omnivores got nourishment by digging up the jungle floor for insects and other protein. That's why these "mini-bulldozers," as Farley calls them, can destroy yards and gardens.