Farmer in the City




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Chix n' The City

Location:  St. Louis, MO

Day Job:  Information Systems

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Chile Peppers, Collards, Garlic, Green beans, Lettuce, Melons, Oregano, Potatoes, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Turnips

Animals:  Chickens

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I would like to have some control over my family's food supply and not leave control in the hands of corporate entities to decide what's safe enough or good enough for the people I love.


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  • Posted by: guchswife on March 19th, 2012 at 05:17 pm

    Love your "getting dirty" reason. Congrats on Farmer of the Day.

  • Posted by: SchultzJen on March 19th, 2012 at 03:32 pm

    Love the coop! Congratulations on Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on March 19th, 2012 at 03:37 am

    Congrats on making Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on March 19th, 2012 at 02:16 am

    Congrats on being named Farmer of the Day! Hope you have a great day in the garden!

  • Posted by: Misplaced Gardener on March 18th, 2012 at 12:30 pm

    Home built chicken coop or from plans?

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  • Posted by: countrygirl615 on May 23rd, 2011 at 05:07 pm

    Did you make the coop?

  • Posted by: Erika on January 30th, 2011 at 08:49 pm

    Love the chicken coop/tractor. Can't wait to build one of my own.

  • Posted by: Moonwater on January 29th, 2011 at 12:04 am

    Beautiful chicken coop. Congrats on Farmer of the Day! I agree, its so liberating to see the food growing right in front of your eyes and know that its real and without the chemical additives and strange growth hormones. Good for you. How did you eat all of those tomatoes? Did you preserve some for later?

  • Posted by: ebonierika on December 18th, 2010 at 03:54 pm

    I like your avatar.

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