Eugene Holds Hearing on Farm Animals

EUGENE, Ore. — A big item on the Eugene City Council’s agenda Tuesday night could increase how many farm animals people can keep in their backyard. The Eugene Backyard Farmer is a prime example of how popular urban farming has become. Owner Bill Bezuk owns the store, which specializes in urban farming–a greener way of … Continue reading »

City of Eugene Considers Allowing Urban Goats

EUGENE, Ore. — Business is booming at Eugene’s The Backyard Farmer, a store focused on helping urban residents grow and produce their own food. The inventory is made up of supplies for gardening and raising backyard chickens, but if city code changes, the merchandise for sale could too. “So many people have already done many … Continue reading »