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Farmer in the City

  

  

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Sandy

Location:  Austin, TX

Day Job:  Home Health Nurse

The Digs:  Community Garden, Containers, Other

Crops:  Apples, Blackberries, Chile Peppers, Figs, Garlic, Peaches, Pears, Pecans, Tomatoes

Animals:  Cats

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Raised on a dairy farm, working on getting a piece of land again to start the dream and become independent again.

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

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  • Posted by: KB on September 7th, 2010 at 12:29 pm

    Yummy looking bread. Congrat on Farmer of the Day.

 
  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on September 7th, 2010 at 06:07 am

    Congrats on being farmer of the day. I really should start baking bread again. I haven't baked bread for at least 25 years, but I can still remember the awesome aroma that filled the house on baking day.

 
  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on September 6th, 2010 at 06:23 am

    Farm life is great but a lot of hard work. Most of my youth years were spent living on a farm. I did milk cows for a couple years. All that ended when I went off to college. I always wanted to return to that life but it just didn't ever work out.

 
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