Cluck and Backyard Chickens

01/10/11 Jon Butts
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photo by Seán Kinane (Oct. 2006)

On today’s program our special guest was Jono Miller a teacher at New College and resident of Sarasota. Jono’s heading up an effort to get an ordinance adopted by the city of Sarasota to allow backyard chickens on January 18. His initiative is called CLUCK (Citizen’s Lobbying for Urban Chicken Keeping) and you can check out the blog at sarasotacluck.blogspot.com.

Plus founder and executive director of Tampa Premier Community Supported Agriculture project Sweetwater Organic Community farms, Rick Martinez join the program to talk about Urban community Farms. Rick’s also facing some farm zoning issues and you can check out their web site.

To keep everything legal, Pamela Jo Hatley a local attorney that’s involved in social and environmental issues joined the program.

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