Farmer in the City




  • Michelle Vauclair

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Location:  Salt Lake City, UT

Day Job:  Aerial Imagery/Cartography

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Apples, Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Blueberries, Bok-choy, Broccoli, Carrots, Cherries, Corn, Garlic, Grapes, Green beans, Lettuce, Peaches, Pears, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Tomatoes, apricots,

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I grew up on an apple farm in PA. Now I'm trying to make good use of irrigation water I have to pay for here in Utah. I'd like to have more than grass in the yard.

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  • Posted by: Up and Growing on August 27th, 2014 at 07:04 pm

    Congradulation FotD

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  • Posted by: on June 1st, 2011 at 01:08 pm

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  • Posted by: sharon on March 23rd, 2011 at 09:24 pm


  • Posted by: Jerry on March 23rd, 2011 at 07:58 pm

    Had to cut down a small peach tree today due to some kind of canker. Being farmer of the day helps bring back some of my confidence. Thanks for the encouragement everyone!

  • Posted by: Michelle Vauclair on March 23rd, 2011 at 06:01 pm

    Congratulations Farmer of the Day:)
    I'm with you...If I am going to water it...then I BETTER be able to eat it:)

  • Posted by: mrinier on March 23rd, 2011 at 04:45 pm

    Way to go on Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: lissakevin on March 23rd, 2011 at 11:59 am

    congrats on farmer of the day! i'm right there with you in the 'food not lawns' issue! just wish i could get my hubby to do so too!

  • Posted by: Green Desert on March 23rd, 2011 at 09:14 am

    Congrats on the Farmer of the Day award! Keep us posted on how your growing goes.

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