Rule the Roost at Chicks in the City

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Learn to Rule the Roost at Chicks in the City

Saturday, March 1, 9am-3pm, Decatur Recreation Center¸ 231 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA

The Sixth Annual Chicks in the City is a daylong symposium on how to begin and care for your own flock of happy healthy backyard chickens. The rapid growth of urban farming and the desire for healthy eating led the Wylde Center to offer this full plate of classes that engage and inspire both the curious and committed audience.  Presenters include Walter Reeves, Dr. Carol Tobias, Joey Zeigler and more. Topics are breeds, coop design, predator proofing, chickens 102, farm life in the city, baby chicks, and health and wellness.

Complimentary coffee and treats provided by Revolution Donuts!

$50 for Wylde Center Member, $60 for Non-Member/ General Public

COMBO DEAL!  Join us for the BOTH the Symposium and the Atlanta Urban Coop Tour and save. $75, $65 Wylde Center Member

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“Learning from our eggsperts, you can have happy healthy chickens while saving time, money and gaining access to metro Atlanta’s growing chicken keeping community.”

– Wylde Center


Chicks in the City Coming in February

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On the wings of Oakhurst Community Garden Project’s wildly popular “Chicks in the City” classes comes a full day of urban poultry-keeping. On February 25 the Chicks in the City Symposium offers attendees a full plate of essentials on backyard chickens. Taught by local experts, the seven sessions highlight how-tos from bees and chickens to community co-ops.

With urban farming on the rise and concerns about how food is made increase, this timely full day of workshops will engage and enlighten both the committed “locavore” and curious alike. The Chicks in the City Symposium equips guests with all the resources needed to start an urban flock.

In an eggshell, the symposium runs from 8:30 am until 4 pm on Saturday, February 25 and will be held at Oakhurst Church, 630 East Lake Drive in Decatur. The cost is $65, OCG members pay just $50. Pre-registration is required. Register at For more information or to volunteer contact

Chicks in the City Coming February 26

 The Oakhurst Community Garden Project invites the community to the Chicks in the City Symposium on Saturday, Feb. 26, from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m at the Decatur Recreation Center.

 Topics include: Breeds and Where to Buy,Nutrition and Feed 101, Chicken First Aid,Coop Construction and Predator Proofing, and Chickens for food.

 Featuring: Andy G Schneider the “Chicken Whisperer”

NEW THIS YEAR– Silent Auction!

To register: $50 for Oakhurst Community Garden Project members and City of Decatur Residents; $65 for all others.

For more information: •  404-371-1920