11/03/18 Humane Chicken Harvesting Class 1:00-2:30pm
Cost $35/person; Each participant will receive one coupon good for one Free live meat bird, to be redeemed at KIS Farm.
*Class will be held at Hawthorne Farm in Woodinville*
A sensitive and practical introduction to chicken butchering, this class is a must for anyone contemplating a humane end for their older birds. Take responsibility for the whole life cycle of your flock. Tasty chicken broth and a profound new skill await you.
Being able to feed your family from animal to table is an empowering way to connect to your food. Whether you are interested in butchering chickens to deal with the odd rooster, or looking to humanely feed your family for years to come with meat that is cleaner and healthier than that found at the grocery store, this class will introduce you to the basic concepts you need to perform a safe, humane poultry harvest from your own home. Alexia's humane chicken butchering tutorial on YouTube is legendary; this is your chance for an in person-tutorial from the master herself.
About the Instructor:
Alexia Allen has lived at Hawthorn Farm since 2003, crafting a vision of the world she wants to live in. This includes beautiful and productive gardens, ample wild space and creatures, happy farm animals, and vibrant, loving human relationships. Studying nature for the past 20 years has brought her a deep appreciation of the threads that weave ecological and human communities together. She is indebted to her many years of work at Wilderness Awareness School in Duvall, WA. Creativity guides her life, whether in making a stylish felt vest or a mean goat cheese. After many years of being vegan, she went on to become a YouTube sensation with a video on humane butchering.