Farmer in the City





Location:  Monroe, WA

The Digs:  Backyard, Front yard, Parking lot

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Bell Peppers, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cherries, Cucumbers, Garlic, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Lavender, Lettuce, Mint, Oregano, Pears, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Walnuts

Animals:  Cats, Chickens, Taking beekeeping classes - hope to add bees in 2011!

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I love knowing where my food comes from, it's an artistic expression and it's a stress relief.


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  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on April 10th, 2012 at 07:29 pm

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on April 10th, 2012 at 07:55 am

    Congrats on making Farmer of the Day! Great pics! Have a good one.

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on April 9th, 2012 at 07:54 pm

    I love it when farmers post pictures of their digs and you've posted some great ones. Thanks for sharing.

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  • Posted by: brittley47 on February 25th, 2011 at 01:07 pm

    Congrats! I can't wait to start keeping chickens!

  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on February 21st, 2011 at 04:46 pm

    Congrats on being named Farmer of the Day! I agree that gardening is great stress relief. And the fresh vegetables are an added bonus.

  • Posted by: MyRubberBoots on February 21st, 2011 at 11:27 am

    Wow! I can't believe I got farmer of the day!! That's awesome!

  • Posted by: Redqueen on February 21st, 2011 at 07:14 am

    I love that you think of it as artistic expression. I've always thought so, too.
    Congratulations on being farmer of the day.

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on February 21st, 2011 at 04:53 am

    Congrats on being farmer of the day.

    I too have containers on the front patio and raised garden beds in the back yard.

    Have a great farmer of the day.

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