Quoted: an irate chicken rescuer on why she hates urban foodie farmers

Quoted: an irate chicken rescuer on why she hates urban foodie farmers

Chicken Farmers Toronto’s underground hen keepers (Image: Kevin Hewitt)
 

It’s the stupid foodies. We’re just sick to death of it…. People don’t know what they’re doing. And you’ve got this whole culture of people who don’t know what the hell they’re doing teaching every other idiot out there.

–The owner of a Minneapolis-based chicken shelter on the maddening naiveté of earnest, eco-conscious urbanites who abandon their backyard fowl (or sell them on Craigslist) when the stinky, rat-infested reality doesn’t live up to the idyllic agrarian vision of raising live chickens in the city. Check out our look at Toronto’s underground league of renegade hen keepers for more on the city’s urban farming scene. [MSN]