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Location:  Gainesville, FL

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Carrots, Cauliflower, Chile Peppers, Figs, Jalepeno Peppers, Lavender, Lemons, Lettuce, Oranges, Raspberries, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Turnips, banana

Animals:  Chickens, Dogs, Ducks

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I wanted to teach my kids where their food comes from and gain independance from the grocery store.

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  • Posted by: Green Desert on December 27th, 2011 at 08:25 am

    Congratulations on being named Farmer of the Day! Thanks for taking the time to teach your kids.

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on December 27th, 2011 at 07:50 am

    Congratulaltions on being named Farmer of the Day. I guess this is high growing season for you while we wait out winter in the north. How's the season going?

  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on December 27th, 2011 at 05:24 am

    Congrats on being named Farmer of the Day! Have a great day in the garden!

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  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on December 24th, 2010 at 04:55 am

    Congrats on being farmer of the day. I too have containers on the front patio and five raised garden beds in the backyard.

    Have a great farmer of the day.

  • Posted by: Groundbreaker on December 23rd, 2010 at 06:31 am

    A NEIGHBOR!! I'm so excited! Welcome to the Urban Farm Online community! : )

    What kind of ducks do you have? We've been thinking about getting some next Spring...

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on December 23rd, 2010 at 05:54 am

    I think it is important to teach kids where food comes from and how it's preserved.

    Have a great teaching day.

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