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Meet the Movie Billboard Chicken Coops

To walk around Champoeg Farm, is to witness an impressive balance of pragmatism and experimentation. Perhaps most illustrative of this balance is the brooding house. Mark’s young hens-to-be live the first phase of their lives sheltered from the Oregon rains by repurposed vinyl from spent billboards. Creative reuse, has long been a tenant of agriculture, […]

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To walk around Champoeg Farm, is to witness an impressive balance of pragmatism and experimentation. Perhaps most illustrative of this balance is the brooding house. Mark’s young hens-to-be live the first phase of their lives sheltered from the Oregon rains by repurposed vinyl from spent billboards.

Creative reuse, has long been a tenant of agriculture, but in the last half century the material game has changed. There is an increasing presence of plastics on farms. With a little ingenuity and a few phone calls, Mark found a resourceful way to adapt.

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