Matt DuBoise of Carolina Coops and chickenista Kristen host a LIVE show about all things backyard chicken. Your burning questions answered live about chickens, building your own coop, and integrating a flock into your lifestyle. Have questions? You can ask them on our live comments feed.
Video Chicken Live: Interview w/Mendocino County Sheriff Matt Kendall | Coop & Garden Program for the Jail-6.24.2022
Today’s guest is Mendocino County Sheriff Matt Kendall. The sheriff along with the nonprofit group Unconditional Freedom instituted a restorative program at the jail for the inmates. The program involves gardening, bee keeping, and chicken keeping.
Carolina Coops donated an 8’x24’ American Coop that Matt helped the inmates build. Sheriff Kendall talks about how building the chicken coop impacted the inmates and how the coop will continue to help other inmates down the road.
Video Chicken Live: Matt at the Mendocino County Jail Building a Chicken Coop-6.17.2022
Today Matt is live at the Mendocino County Jail where he spent the week helping inmates to build a donated 8’x24’ American Coop.
The Unconditional Freedom Project contacted Carolina Coops a few months back asking us to be a part of the restorative justice program at the jail.
Video Chicken Live: Jennifer from This Bird’s Absurd -5.27.2022
Today’s guest is Jennifer Diggs creator of This Bird’s Absurd. Jennifer hand makes beautiful stuffed animal chickens, chicks, and other animals, plus she does custom made orders. Jennifer talks about how she got started and her inspiration for her chickens.
Video Chicken Live: Homesteading & Sustainability Part Two: 5.20.2022
This week we continue with our homesteading and sustainability info. Kenzie and Kristen show how to water glass eggs.
Then the real fun begins. We make Matt taste various things that are extremely nutritious and foreign to Matt.
Kristen brings in pemmican for Matt to taste. Matt also samples different edible greens from Ingrid’s garden, such as dandelion greens, tatsoi, and nasturtium. Matt’s a trooper, but clearly not loving most of the delicious goodies.
And we take viewer questions.
Video Chicken Live: Homesteading & Sustainability: 5.13.2022
This week’s discussion is on homesteading and sustainability. Many people are calling to order chicken coops because they realize that now is the best time to have chickens.
With store shelves repeatedly empty, supply chain issues, inflation, and diesel gas prices, many have discovered it’s best to grow your own food, have access to fresh eggs, and live a more sustainable lifestyle.
Video Chicken Live: Special Guest: Kevin Espiritu from Epic Gardening -5.6.2022
Today’s special guest is Kevin Espiritu from @Epic Homesteading & @Epic Gardening Through a collaboration, Kevin received a 6’x18’ Carolina Coop and became a new chicken daddy. He talks about his experience with his chickens, transitioning them to the henhouse, and the water bar.
Kevin talks about his urban garden and how he will incorporate chickens into the garden safely. He also answers viewer questions live.
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Very informative, entertaining, and helpful. Carolina coops are masterful at giving you what you never knew you needed and this podcast is no exception. I had no idea I needed a chicken podcast in my life but, now it leaves me wanting more. Great first episode guys. Keep up the good work and don’t worry about the chicken police. You guys are doing things for the chicken community no one else is!