Although plans for Bloomfield's annual budget meeting Saturday morning have laid an egg,(rescheduled for the following Saturday) there will be still be another ordinance related meeting at to discuss a the process for having the Bloomfield Town Council approve an ordinance and start a pilot backyard hen program. This movement was inspired by successful programs in such nearby towns as Montclair and Maplewood. Guest speaker Victor Alfieri will be talking about his experience with raising hens.
The discussion will include ideas for urban and suburban homesteading. The location is the Bloomfield College Library (Oakland & Liberty) on Saturday, at 10 a.m.