Farmer in the City




Verdura Culinary Gardens

Location:  Portland, OR

Day Job:  Backyard farmer

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Bell Peppers, Blueberries, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Chile Peppers, Cucumbers, Figs, Garlic, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lavender, Lettuce, Mint, Olives, Oregano, Pears, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips, shelling beans, fennel, fava beans, tarragon

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  We left the corporate world behind to help people live healthier lives by eating their own local, organic produce. We install raised bed gardens at homes and businesses and teach our clients to become self-sufficient organic gardeners.

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  • Posted by: Dante on May 16th, 2014 at 11:51 am

    Good luck!!

  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on May 16th, 2014 at 05:14 am

    What are those spiral things in the picture? I would love to visit Portland - I hear such great things about it. Voted!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on February 18th, 2012 at 07:43 am

    I love your business idea! Wish I had the guts to do something like you're doing. How's business?

  • Posted by: Verdura Culinary Gardens on October 12th, 2011 at 12:40 pm

    If you're in the Portland area, check us out at www.verduragardens.com!

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