These backyard chickens aren’t headed for animal shelters anytime soon: Seattle Tilth is hosting its yearly Chicken Coop & Urban Farm Tour this Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. On top of showcasing several thriving city farms that offer examples of simple and elaborate coops, the self-guided tour includes info on milking goats, keeping rabbits and housing honey bees.
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In other news, salted butter toffee class is in session this evening at Theo Chocolate. It’s the latest course in the Fremont-based chocolatier’s Chocolate University Summer School series. For $35, students watch a demo, practice dipping techniques and depart with hunks of fresh toffee. Tonight’s class at 3400 Phinney Ave. N. runs from 6:30 to 8:30 pm and caps at 20 people. Call (206) 632-5100 to see if space remains.