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Hi, I’m Sara the Urban Farmgal.

Welcome to Urban Farmgal where you’ll find information on how to live like a farmgal–gardening, cooking, raising chickens, sewing, knitting–in the city!

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An argument for keeping your own flock of backyard chickens

There is an abundance of information on the Interwebs on why raising your own chickens is such a wonderful adventure (and raising chickens really is an adventure).  For me, I chose to start raising chickens because I loved the idea of having my own fresh supply of eggs from the girls.  I didn’t realize the … Continue reading An argument for keeping your own flock of backyard chickens

The best birthday cake ever: hazelnut carrot cake with cream cheese frosting

I have the same birthday cake every year: carrot cake.  I cannot even remember a time that I did not have carrot cake, though I remember (vaguely) of a Strawberry Shortcake birthday cake like this one from my early childhood: I actually had the original cake form up until I last moved 7 years ago, … Continue reading The best birthday cake ever: hazelnut carrot cake with cream cheese frosting

Making the most of these last days of 2017

I know this is totally cliche, but what a year!  2017 has been an interesting year, to say the least.  I had a good year for the most part.  Urban Farmgal is gaining some traction, my cooking videos are improving, I got to go backpacking in the Beartooth Mountains (I need to write a blog … Continue reading Making the most of these last days of 2017

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