The Walden Effect: Farming, simple living, permaculture, and invention.

Who let the chickens out?

Chickens in the garden


It turns out the White Leghorn in the garden wasn't flying fences. 

Finding the whole flock out of their pasture was a sure sign something else was amiss.

Turns out Lucy was gnawing holes in the fenceline.  I guess all that chicken manure looked too good to resist.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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