Farmer in the City




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Location:  Erie, PA

Day Job:  medical field

The Digs:  Containers, Backyard, Front yard

Crops:  Apples, Bell Peppers, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Chile Peppers, Figs, Garlic, Grapes, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Lettuce, Peas, Potatoes, Raspberries, Squash, Strawberries, Thyme, Tomatoes, herbs

Animals:  Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Growing your own food is green, cost-effective, and in my case, organic. We've moved to an area with a short growing season, but we're definitely making the most of it!


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  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on November 18th, 2011 at 05:18 pm

    Good for you! You've got a lot going on on that little balcony. Congratulations on being farmer of the day.

  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on November 18th, 2011 at 04:30 pm

    Congrats on being named Farmer of the Day! Hope you have a great day in your balcony garden. Great job!

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