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April 2012 Archives

Earth Month @ TWIG!!!

Twig's theme for April is Upcycling.
Upcycling is the repurposing of a material into a product of higher quality. 

Come browse the creations of some of Twig's local craftspeople.
Local Artisan Showcase
Saturday, April 28th  10:00-4:00 PM

Meet our  local artists  who specialize in sustainable creations and upcycling. Shop the wares of artists including, Leslie Fesperman (http://leslie-fesperman-glass.info/) , Jacquie Barker (http://www.cuckooboo.com/) , Casey Bosley (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Flower-Girl-Designs/248794099441) , Slome's Creations, Lacey Lambe (http://www.etsy.com/shop/LaceyElephantKisses) and Sonnie Plakotaris (http://www.etsy.com/shop/soulshineproducts). 


Fresh Eggs in the City
Learn tips on

Urban Chicken Farming
Sunday, April 29th 10:00-6:00 PM

Wouldn't it be nice to enjoy fresh organic eggs from your own chickens? Meet  Matt from Carolina Coops (http://www.carolinacoops.com/) and Kristen - the Chicken Whisperer to get more information about starting your own small-scale chicken farm.

Drop off your Unwanted School Supplies

Twig is proud to be a donation center for the Durham-based non-profit, Crayons2Calculators. Their  mission is to meet the educational and creative needs of students in the area by providing free school supplies to classroom teachers. C2C runs a warehouse near downtown Durham where public school teachers can shop for the tools they need to educate our future leaders. 

Here are some donation ideas:

Crayons and Markers
Art & Craft Supplies

Pencils and Sharpeners
Office Supplies

For more information visit C2C's website: http://www.crayons2calculators.org

Remember, we accept donations of kids' books for Book Harvest. 

Book Harvest distributes free books to kids in need.
For more information visit www.bookharvestnc.org.

Demo @ TWIG in Chapel Hill , NC Sunday 4.29 from 11-4

We will be doing a demo/informational at TWIG ( http://www.twigliving.com/) in Chapel Hill, NC Sunday 4.29 form 11-4
located at

Come check out our NEWEST "Playhouse" design as well as our "Clubhouse" coops!

Kristen from Friends of Hens (http://www.friendsofhens.com/) will also be on site to answer any "clucky" questions you may have about starting or maintaining your backyard flock!

That's how you move a chicken coop!

"Yup, that's a crane - the only way to get the thing in the garden.  Pretty funny, huh?
 Thanks again!"
Shari, Pittsboro, NC

This is the extent that some of our customers will go to to get their Carolina Coop in just the right place!  Now THAT'S love! 
Crane truck and work by Tyndall Tree Service, Pittsboro, NC

Come check out this FREE event in downtown Durham, NC, complete with a KIDS ZONE and  FOOD!
201 Foster Street
Durham, NC

"Carolina Coops" partnered with "Friends of Hens" will be presenting 1:15-1:45 and will be hanging around for some 1 on 1 Q&A afterwards and offering promo deals on our coops!

Earth Day Festival- Durham, North Carolina Sat. 4/22

Carolina Coops will be participating in the Durham, NC Earth Day Festival on Saturday April 22nd!! 
We will be presenting sample coops, offering information and answering questions from 1:15-1:45

201 Foster Street
Durham, North Carolina