Farmer in the City




Pluck and Feather

Location:  Oakland, CA

Day Job:  Nonprofit management

The Digs:  Backyard

Crops:  Apples, Avocados, Basil, Blackberries, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chile Peppers, Collards, Figs, Garlic, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Lavender, Lemons, Lettuce, Mint, Mushrooms, Mustard Greens, Oregano, Pears, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips, Medicinal plants and all of the above.

Animals:  Bees, Cats, Chickens, Ducks, Rabbits, Turkeys and all of the above.

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  To preserve my food heritage and the knowledge of growing food and raising livestock.

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  • Posted by: Flip Flop Farm on October 30th, 2011 at 09:36 am

    Beautiful farm! I would love to see some photos of your animals!

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  • Posted by: ebonierika on December 17th, 2010 at 11:03 pm

    nice garden

  • Posted by: clintonkyle on September 3rd, 2010 at 03:21 pm

    Congrats on getting farmer of the day. Your garden looks great!

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on September 3rd, 2010 at 06:05 am

    Congrats on farmer of the day. Your garden looks like a nice place to hang out.

  • Posted by: Bzquiltn on September 3rd, 2010 at 04:56 am

    I love the way you have the beds set up - very interesting. What do you use for the pathways?

  • Posted by: countrygirl615 on September 2nd, 2010 at 01:55 pm

    I love your backyard. I hope we can be great friends!

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