Farmer in the City




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Location:  Chicago, IL

Day Job:  Urban Farmer for Chicago Chefs

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard, Other, Rooftop

Crops:  Apples, Avocados, Basil, Bell Peppers, Black currants, Blackberries, Blueberries, Bok-choy, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Cherries, Chestnuts, Chile Peppers, Chinese cabbage, Collards, Corn, Cucumbers, Figs, Filbert (Hazelnut), Garlic, Gourds, Grapes, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lavender, Lemons, Lettuce, Melons, Mint, Mushrooms, Mustard Greens, Olives, Oranges, Oregano, Peaches, Pears, Peas, Pecans, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips, We grow 65 food crops at our apartment container garden, as well as over 100 food items at the restaurant rooftop above Topolobampo and various other rooftops and backyards in Chicago. And we have chickens, two kinds of quail, ducks, bees, and rabbits at the coach house or other places in the city.

Animals:  Bees, Cats, Chickens, Dogs, Ducks, Rabbits, Quail

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  It's what I've always done! 23 years in counting with dirt under my nails and chicken poop on my shoes. This is my kitchen garden, for photos of the chef's gardens you can check out http://shoresgardenconsulting.com/gallery.html.

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  • Posted by: DJO on March 19th, 2014 at 09:59 am

    Cute rabbit.

  • Posted by: Wall 2 Wall Border Collies on December 5th, 2013 at 12:16 pm

    Congrats on being farmer of the day. Voted : ) Check out some of our videos on here and cat channel or DOg channel under Lorna Wall or Wall 2 Wall or on our website www.wall2wallsheep.com : )

  • Posted by: Wong88 on December 5th, 2013 at 06:27 am

    Congratulations Again

  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on December 5th, 2013 at 05:34 am

    Great photos! Voted.

  • Posted by: Wong88 on October 1st, 2013 at 03:03 am

    Nice picture

  • Posted by: MedicFFJT on July 30th, 2013 at 05:17 pm

    Looks like you have a lot going on. Keep up the hard work. Voted

  • Posted by: Wall 2 Wall Border Collies on June 13th, 2013 at 07:06 pm

    Love your bunny! I voted for you, come visit us at our big website www.wall2wallsheep.com

  • Posted by: Misplaced Gardener on May 7th, 2013 at 12:56 pm

    In the middle of the city, what a great place to grow some of your own foods.

  • Posted by: Redqueen on December 3rd, 2012 at 10:09 am

    What a great thing for Chicago! sounds like a great job and lifestyle!

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