Farmer in the City





Location:  Portola Valley, CA

Day Job:  Nanny

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

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Bell Peppers, Blueberries, Bok-choy, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cherries, Figs, Garlic, Jalepeno Peppers, Lavender, Lettuce, Mint, Mustard Greens, Oranges, Oregano, Peaches, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes

Animals:  Cats, Chickens, Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Farming is in my blood. I love dirt in my hands and the beauty of plants and joy of providing fresh food to my family!

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  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on January 11th, 2012 at 04:20 pm

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

  • Posted by: Green Desert on January 11th, 2012 at 08:32 am

    Congratulations on being named farmer of the day.

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on January 11th, 2012 at 05:42 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day. I envy your growing season. How's your garden doing?

  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on January 11th, 2012 at 02:57 am

    Congrats on Farmer of the Day! It must be nice to get your hands dirty in the garden after a day with the kids!

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on July 13th, 2011 at 04:38 am

    Farming is in my blood too. I come from a long line of row crop farmers.

    Have a great Nanny day.

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