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Lisa Anne of This Urban Homestead

Location:  Cleveland, OH

Day Job:  Lion Tamer

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Carrots, Chile Peppers, Chinese cabbage, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Lavender, Lettuce, Mint, Peas, Potatoes, Squash, Sugar Snap Peas, Tomatoes

Animals:  Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Our food supply is getting increasingly more frightening. If I don't do it myself, I really can't complain. You can follow along at http://thisurbanhomestead.tumblr.com/

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  • Posted by: Up and Growing on November 15th, 2014 at 04:17 pm

    Congrads. Keep up the good work

  • Posted by: Dante on November 15th, 2014 at 11:37 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on April 15th, 2012 at 09:41 pm

    Congrats on making Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on April 15th, 2012 at 10:13 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on April 14th, 2012 at 09:28 am

    How are things going with the turkey initiative?

  • Posted by: CJStAugustine on June 14th, 2011 at 04:48 am

    Hey! great occupation listd. Agree, if we dont start taking care of ourselves we have no one to blame. Look forward to seeing your website too. www.southernrising.org

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  • Posted by: Victory Garden Farms on October 30th, 2010 at 10:58 am

    Went to your blog, looks like you are doing some great things with your farming skills! I have my own urban farming based business. Check it out: www.farmingforvictory.com

  • Posted by: Urban Homesteader on October 15th, 2010 at 03:21 am

    I agree with your comment that we can't complain if we don't even try to do it ourselves. That is why we garden. I only wish we could have a few laying hens here in Akron...maybe some day.

  • Posted by: Peter the Mystery Farmer on August 26th, 2010 at 01:46 pm

    You have a lot of great images. Thanks for sharing!

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