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Potted Farm

Location:  Boston, MA

Day Job:  Higher Education

The Digs:  Containers

Crops:  Avocados, Basil, Bell Peppers, Blueberries, Garlic, Green beans, Kale, Lavender, Lettuce, Mushrooms, Mustard Greens, Oranges, Oregano, Peas, Potatoes, Squash, Strawberries, Thyme, Tomatoes

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Country girl moved the city and missed how real vegetables taste.

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  • Posted by: brittley47 on July 24th, 2012 at 12:20 pm


  • Posted by: Wong88 on July 24th, 2012 at 09:29 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on July 24th, 2012 at 04:53 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day.

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  • Posted by: Potted Farm on February 28th, 2011 at 11:13 am

    Thanks everyone! Farmer of the Day - wow! I tried to go internet-less for the weekend so this was a nice surprise.

  • Posted by: mrinier on February 27th, 2011 at 04:42 pm

    Way to go!

    I guess its true,you can take the girl out of the country but you can't take the country out of the girl.

  • Posted by: lissakevin on February 27th, 2011 at 01:37 pm

    Avacadoes--in Boston?! I'm impressed! Congrats on farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: Erika on February 27th, 2011 at 01:26 pm

    Congratulations on Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on February 27th, 2011 at 10:41 am

    Congrats on being named Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Redqueen on February 27th, 2011 at 07:38 am

    That's great. I think we have a lot to teach people, urban and rural, about the possibilities of farm production in small spaces. Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

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