Farmer in the City





Location:  Roxbury, MA

Day Job:  Grant Writer

The Digs:  Backyard, Community Garden, Containers

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Carrots, Chile Peppers, Chinese cabbage, Collards, Cucumbers, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Lettuce, Oregano, Peas, Rosemary, Spinach, Tomatoes

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Urban gardening/farming gets me connected to the earth, hard labor produces delicious eats, and the science satisfies my intellect.

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  • Posted by: on June 1st, 2011 at 01:08 pm

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  • Posted by: Stephanie on July 20th, 2010 at 09:33 am

    Caongrats on Farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on July 20th, 2010 at 06:02 am

    Congrats on Farmer of the day. It sounds like gardening gives you all around life satisfaction. You have quite a variety of things in your garden. Good eating from all your planted veggies.

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