Farmer in the City





Location:  Torrance, CA

Day Job:  Father

The Digs:  Backyard, Community Garden, Containers, Other

Crops:  Basil, Blackberries, Blueberries, Bok-choy, Broccoli, Carrots, Chile Peppers, Collards, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Mint, Mustard Greens, Oregano, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Rosemary, Spinach, Strawberries, Thyme, Tomatoes, Quinoa, Amaranth, Rue, Cilantro, Thai Basil, Marijuana

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I consider myself a "political farmer". I don't feel safe with our current government and the financial situation. I believe that it is critical to have a means to provide food for my family should it become necessary.

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  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on January 1st, 2016 at 08:34 am

    It never hurts to be self-sustainable! Voted

  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on September 16th, 2013 at 02:04 pm

    Congrats on being Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Scott16475 on September 16th, 2013 at 11:22 am

    Congrats on being Farmer of the Day! I spent some time out in Torrance a few summers ago. Great city. Keep on digging!

  • Posted by: Wong88 on September 16th, 2013 at 04:06 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

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  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on January 24th, 2011 at 03:22 am

    Congrats on being Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: lissakevin on January 23rd, 2011 at 03:48 pm

    congrats on farmer of the day! i LOVE your day job--my husband was a stay at home Dad for about 6 months and it was a great time for his relationship w/ our daughter!

  • Posted by: ebonierika on January 23rd, 2011 at 10:22 am

    I dig why u dig! nice profile pic

  • Posted by: Redqueen on January 23rd, 2011 at 09:30 am

    Have a great Farmer of the Day! I like farms like yours, diverse, designed to support your family outside the international corporate grocer. Keep Growing!

  • Posted by: Groundbreaker on January 23rd, 2011 at 08:38 am

    Congrats on Farmer of the Day!

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