This week Mr. Produce guy sent us home with tons of lettuce and fennel. I haven’t really cooked with fennel before, so if you have any suggestions you’d totally be helping me out.
Although a lot of the pears and lettuce were edible, The Girl and I decided to give it to the chickens. Lately we’ve been sending more food their way instead of preserving it because I am trying to cut my feed costs a bit. I’m sure the chickens would rather eat fresh fruits and veggies any day of the week so I don’t think they mind at all.
In fact, I think the chickens look forward to their weekly scrap box as much as we do.
Typically we will toss some of the scraps on the ground, and leave the rest in the banana boxes they come in. For some strange reason the hens LOVE to perch themselves on the side of the box and stare at the food until they are ready to dive in and get a bite to eat. It’s quite a sight to see.
Remember Piggey? We picked her up for FREE from the Mother Earth News Fair last June? She is quite the character. You would love her!
Peace Out Girl Scouts, have a great day. Now go out and find yourself some food scraps.
Would you like to see what else we have brought home over the past 8 months?