Under the program, chickens are allowed in 11 Florida cities, including Miami, St. Petersburg and Key West.
Residents will be allowed to keep up to three hens. Roosters are not allowed.
Orlando City Commissioner Patty Sheehan helped to spearhead the pilot program. She said she is getting her yard ready for a chicken coop and fence.
I was invited to become a committee member of Tech Thursday events at Urban Rethink, a progressive co-working space that emphasizes collaboration between disciplines such as art, science, technology, and community. Even though it is volunteer work, it is incredibly rewarding, as I’ve met incredible people and have been able to continue in my Nerdom.
This is definitely a defining moment in the history of Orlando's creative / tech / entrepreneurial scene. This is something I've been working on personally, along with hundreds of others, for what feels like forever now. That, or 7 years, whichever comes first.
a nonprofit farm dedicated to helping low income people eat healthy. At Lockhart Acres Farm, Regina and others grow all organic foods during a specific season. Other people come in to work the farm collectively in exchange for produce. In the near future there will be a farm-stand where they will be accepting food-stamps. The land will soon be welcoming chickens, and other animals as well.
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overall, the highest rates of self-employment are found in tiny micropolitan areas, according to an On Numbers analysis of data from the Census Bureau's 2010 American Community Survey.
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some people might think of this choice as "ridiculous," but he called Orlando a legitimate surprise.
"By Orlando, I refer to Orlando the city," he said. "Local Orlando (residents) will tell you that the amusement park scene has no connection to the city itself."
The metropolis most people breeze by as they head to Disney World will transform into celebrity central as it hosts the 61st NBA All-Star Game in February.
Reid advised travelers to check out the city's lakes, museums and scenic neighborhoods, including the bohemian Milk District.