Farmer in the City




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Location:  Bloomington, IL

Day Job:  retired / househusband

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers

Crops:  Apples, Blackberries, Carrots, Grapes, Green beans, Lettuce, Potatoes, Spinach, Strawberries, Tomatoes

Animals:  Cats, Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I was raised on a tenant farm and it is just part of who I am.

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  • Posted by: Green Desert on September 18th, 2011 at 08:34 pm

    Congratulations on being named farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: lissakevin on September 18th, 2011 at 05:19 pm

    congrats on farmer of the day! what's a 'tenant farm?'

  • Posted by: brittley47 on September 18th, 2011 at 02:23 pm


  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on September 18th, 2011 at 10:52 am

    Congrats on being named Farmer of the Day! Hope you have a great day in the garden!

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