Farmer in the City




bee the change

Location:  mount vernon, IL

Day Job:  SAHM

The Digs:  Backyard

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Blueberries, Cherries, Garlic, Gourds, Kale, Lettuce, Peaches, Pears, Potatoes, Raspberries, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Tomatoes

Animals:  Cats, Chickens, Dogs, Ducks

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  sustainability & the wonder of it all

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  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on April 16th, 2012 at 10:59 pm

    Congrats on being voted Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: brittley47 on April 16th, 2012 at 05:27 pm


  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on April 16th, 2012 at 04:56 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on April 15th, 2012 at 10:16 am

    Beautiful freshness in your profile picture really demonstrates why we all grow stuff at home! How have things 'bee'n going in your digs?

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  • Posted by: Proud Pennsylvanian on January 17th, 2011 at 02:46 pm

    Really like the pic! What type(s) of chickens do you have? I have one each of black australorp, dominique,barred plymouth rock, new hampshire red,golden laced wyandotte, and silver laced wyandotte...all brown egg layers.

  • Posted by: EggSpudition on July 16th, 2010 at 01:37 pm

    Chickens! I love the picture of your bounty! Is that swiss chard in the bowl? What kinds of chickens do you have?

  • Posted by: UF Community Moderator on May 14th, 2010 at 11:17 am

    Hello! Welcome to UrbanFarmOnline.com’s virtual community. I’m the UR Community Moderator and I’m here to help answer any questions about the community. I also help to moderate the website and to follow up with any abuse report notes. I want to let you know that our Grand Opening contest is next week (May 18-May 24) and we have a lot of great prizes to celebrate. I hope you enjoy our new community!

  • Posted by: Lame Raven Acres on May 12th, 2010 at 11:15 am

    Hello! A fellow IL Urban Farmer! How are you?


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