City Folk’s Farm Shop is more than just farming (or gardening) supplies. Wander through its aisles, and you might find jars of local syrup or honey. There’s also a fridge that holds duck eggs and cheese, and yogurt from a dairy with grass-fed cows…and a deep freeze that’s stocked with meat products that include venison. On Fridays […]
Join us for our first ever City Folk’s Community Night! This quarterly event is free and fun for the whole family. We will have a fire pit, music, fun, and lots more to be announced soon!
City Chicken Boot Camp is a 3-week, super intensive course on keeping chickens in the city. Homework will be issued in this course. Week 1: Getting Started — Urban Permitting, housing, chick rearing Week 2: Raising a Flock — Pullets, health, bio-security, chores Week 3: The Laying Hen — Laying, egg handling, maintenance Classes will […]
How do you define local food? How far can it travel before it isn’t considered local? Is it grown in your home state? Is it organic? What is a fair price? These questions are packed with food for thought. I don’t bother much defining local food. I think about it being organic. I like it […]
If you like to garden, but find yourself a bit short on space, you may want to consider a few of these ideas. If you have even just a small patio, that’s probably enough room for you to place a container, and if it is getting at least 8 hours of sun (full sun) per […]
It’s only been a year since Shawn and Gerry Fiegelist opened their urban homesteading store, City Folk’s Farm Shop and the shop has seen much growth. “We honestly weren’t sure what the response would be,” says Shawn Fiegelist. “Urban homesteading is a growing trend so some customers are new and some have been doing it […]
A new shop in Clintonville wants to become your go-to place for all things homesteading. City Folk’s Farm Shop is full of everything you need to turn your city lot into a productive urban homestead. You’ll find the tools, supplies, and know-how to get you raising chickens, composting with worms, and keeping bees. Shawn Fiegelist […]