Farmer in the City




John the Gardener

Location:  Toronto, ON

Day Job:  Community Food Activist (FoodShare)

The Digs:  Backyard, Community Garden, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, Blueberries, Bok-choy, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Cherries, Corn, Cucumbers, Garlic, Green beans, Lettuce, Melons, Mint, Mustard Greens, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips

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

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  • Posted by: brittley47 on May 16th, 2011 at 04:02 pm


  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on May 16th, 2011 at 03:22 pm

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

  • Posted by: Green Desert on May 16th, 2011 at 08:29 am

    Congratulations. Beautiful garden.

  • Posted by: lissakevin on May 16th, 2011 at 06:58 am

    what beautiful garden beds! congrats on farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: Shellie on May 16th, 2011 at 06:19 am

    Congratulations on Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on May 16th, 2011 at 05:24 am

    Congrats on being farmer of the day.

    I hope all your gardening projects are well under way for the year.

    Have a great farmer of the day.

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on October 8th, 2010 at 07:01 am

    John, I'm not sure what a community Food Activist does but I love the fact that I'm seeing more and more community gardens around my city.

    Have a great Autumn day in Canada.

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