Farmer in the City





Location:  Spring Valley, CA

Day Job:  Garden Education Coordinator

The Digs:  Backyard

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Bok-choy, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Chile Peppers, Chinese cabbage, Collards, Corn, Cucumbers, Garlic, Gourds, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Lavender, Lettuce, Melons, Mint, Mustard Greens, Olives, Oregano, Peas, Pecans, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips

Animals:  Cats, Chickens, 9 Laying Hens

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I wanted a deeper relationship with the food my family and I eat. I also live in an urban area and recognize the power this large piece of land in the city holds.

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  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on November 24th, 2011 at 03:39 pm

    Congrats on being named Farmer of the Day! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! Hope you have a great day in the garden!

  • Posted by: forkcorkgarden on November 24th, 2011 at 09:52 am

    Happy Thanksgiving from Magnolia(urban)Farm. Menu today includes sugar pumpkin pie, winter squash with candied pecans, creamed tatsoi, and free range hollandaise- all from our little farm. Have a wonderful day wherever you are..

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