From: University of Saskatchewan
Published September 13, 2017 08:01 AM

Hatching an idea

Backyard chickens are permitted in a number of Canadian cities, including Vancouver, Victoria, Whitehorse and some boroughs of Montréal.

Wanda Martin would like to see Saskatoon on that list.

Martin, an associate professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Saskatchewan, is leading research examining the barriers encountered in urban agriculture, specifically with backyard chickens.

“If you think about urban agriculture as a complete package, urban hens are part of growing and producing your own food,” she said.

 

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