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Jess S

Location:  Olympia, WA

Day Job:  non-profit

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, Blueberries, Bok-choy, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Carrots, Cucumbers, Garlic, Kale, Lavender, Lettuce, Mint, Oregano, Peas, Potatoes, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Leeks, Artichokes, Chives, Plums, Borage

Animals:  Cats, Dogs, Chickens on the way, Mason Bees, Compost Worms, Honey Bees

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Every reason! I just love urban homesteading because we have fun, save money, food security, food safety, teach our kid where food comes from, keep us out of the bars, etc. Check out my blog to follow our adventures: kristaandjess.wordpress.com

 
 

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  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on October 21st, 2013 at 05:03 pm

    Again.... Congrats to you!

 
  • Posted by: Wong88 on October 21st, 2013 at 03:51 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: Misplaced Gardener on May 26th, 2013 at 01:12 pm

    Working with bees is fun and rewarding.

 
  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on April 12th, 2012 at 02:01 am

    Congrats on making Farmer of the Day!

    I always have great admiration for those people who raise bees. They are a precious resource we all need to take better care of.

 
  • Posted by: Wong88 on April 11th, 2012 at 08:28 am

    Great pictures. Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

 
  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on April 10th, 2012 at 07:33 pm

    Thanks for sharing all the great pictures.

 
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  • Posted by: Shellie on March 9th, 2011 at 07:36 am

    Congratulations on farmer of the day!

 
  • Posted by: mrinier on March 3rd, 2011 at 04:16 am

    Great pics!

 
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