Farmer in the City





Location:  Toronto, ON

Day Job:  Educator

The Digs:  Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, Carrots, Chile Peppers, Lettuce, Oregano, Peas, Spinach, Strawberries, Thyme, Tomatoes

Animals:  Cats, Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  It's time to reclaim our land and our food!

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

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  • Posted by: Coralrocks on June 1st, 2011 at 11:55 am

    Congrats on Farmer of the Day! I'm always surprised by how much stuff people can plant in small spaces. Good Luck! Happy Gardening!

  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on June 1st, 2011 at 10:22 am

    Congrats on being named Farmer of the Day! Happy Gardening!

  • Posted by: Shellie on June 1st, 2011 at 09:25 am

    Congratulations on farmer of the day.

  • Posted by: Happy Half Acre on June 1st, 2011 at 08:43 am

    Congrats! Love your reason for getting Dirty too.

  • Posted by: Green Desert on June 1st, 2011 at 07:36 am

    congratulations. I'm a big fan of container gardens.

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on June 1st, 2011 at 05:23 am

    Congrats on being farmer of the day.

    I harvested by first lettuce ever yesterday. I am definitely going to grow more in the fall.

    Have a great farmer of the day.

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on May 31st, 2011 at 05:49 am

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

    Have a great Educator day.

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