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The Black Sheep Cottage

Location:  Bedford, IN

Day Job:  Library Lady

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Bell Peppers, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Carrots, Collards, Cucumbers, Figs, Garlic, Gourds, Grapes, Green beans, Kale, Lavender, Lettuce, Mint, Oregano, Peaches, Pears, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips, Kale,Potatoes,Scallions,Herbs,Radishes,Chard,Tomatoes,Green Beans,Zucchini, Yellow Crookneck squash,

Animals:  Laying Hens,banty Cochins, French Angora rabbit, Indian Runner duck.

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Being raised on a small farm I knew where most of my food came from. When I moved to a small town much of that knowledge was lost. I desperately want to reclaim what I (and others) have lost.

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  • Posted by: Robin on July 29th, 2011 at 08:04 am

    Hey, haven't heard from you in a while. What's going on in your garden?

  • Posted by: Robin on June 4th, 2011 at 07:59 am

    What's going on in your garden now? Any pictures?

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  • Posted by: brittley47 on May 24th, 2011 at 07:10 pm

    Congrats! Best of luck with your reclamation!

  • Posted by: Mitra Farms on May 24th, 2011 at 11:13 am

    Congratulations on earning Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: lissakevin on May 24th, 2011 at 10:27 am

    congrats on farmer of the day! LOVE your reason for getting dirty!

  • Posted by: Shellie on May 24th, 2011 at 09:19 am

    You go girl! Congratulations on Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Green Desert on May 24th, 2011 at 08:36 am

    Long Live the Library Lady! Congratulations.

  • Posted by: BlueUrbanShamrock on May 24th, 2011 at 07:54 am

    What a great reason for getting dirty!! Good luck!

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