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Winning the Backyard Chicken Fight

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If you want to create a system of self-reliance in your own backyard, raising chickens and planting urban gardens are some of the best solutions. Our guest is Gretchen Anderson.

Gretchen Anderson, The Backyard Chicken Fight

Gretchen Anderson is a humor columnist, former TV news anchor, and the author of The Backyard Chicken Fight: How Keeping Chickens in Your Yard is Ruffling Feathers Across the Nation.

In municipalities where chickens are outlawed, concerned citizens have been fighting to change the rules. They want to be self-reliant and help cut down on food transportation costs. If you want to keep your own flock, it doesn't take much work, so the benefits far outweigh the effort. Even easier is growing your own produce in your yard, rooftop or patio.