Farmer in the City





Location:  Muskegon, MI

Day Job:  Welder/fabricator

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers

Crops:  Carrots, Cucumbers, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Lettuce, Melons, Oregano, Peas, Potatoes, Spinach, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Tomatoes

Animals:  Dogs, Rabbits

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Satisfying the challenge to grow better, tastier, healthier vegetables than I can buy at most any reasonable price.

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  • Posted by: Wall 2 Wall Border Collies on January 10th, 2014 at 06:57 pm

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  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on January 10th, 2014 at 06:03 am

    Glad to see you got farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: Chris D on July 17th, 2011 at 06:21 pm

    Congratulations! Keep up the good work!

  • Posted by: nick on July 17th, 2011 at 10:36 am


    what breed of rabbits do you have? I have new zealand whites and blacks.

  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on July 17th, 2011 at 06:10 am

    Congrats on being named Farmer of the Day! Happy Gardening!

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on July 17th, 2011 at 04:13 am

    Congrats on being farmer of the day.

    Food does taste better when we grow it ourselves. Doesn't it?

    Have a great farmer of the day.

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on July 16th, 2011 at 05:16 am

    I too have containers on the front patio and raised garden beds in the backyard.

    Have a great welder/fabricator day.

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