Farmer in the City





Location:  Lexington, KY

Day Job:  Urban Farmer/ Sustainable Agriculture Student University of Kentucky

The Digs:  Backyard, Community Garden, Containers, Front yard, Other

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Cabbage, Carrots, Chile Peppers, Chinese cabbage, Collards, Cucumbers, Green beans, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lavender, Lettuce, Peas, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips, Chard, Heirloom Beans, Okra

Animals:  Chickens, Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I'm getting dirty to provide access to fresh fruits and veggies to the people of my community regardless of ability to pay. Real food should be a right, not a privilege!

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  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on December 22nd, 2011 at 06:17 pm

    Congrats on Farmer of the Day! Happy Holidays to you!

  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on December 22nd, 2011 at 05:53 pm

    Congrats on being named Farmer of the Day! Have a great day in the garden!

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