Farmer in the City




Pollo Loco Homestead

Location:  Portland, OR

Day Job:  Director of Sustainability and Development for a commercial real estate company

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Carrots, Cherries, Corn, Cucumbers, Garlic, Green beans, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Mint, Oregano, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes

Animals:  Cats, Chickens

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  To lead a more self-sustaining life, consume less and spend less money.

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  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on December 24th, 2011 at 02:08 pm

    Congrats on being named Farmer of the Day! Have a great day in the garden!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on December 24th, 2011 at 06:24 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day! What's in the jars? I want to do some canning, maybe next year. This year, I just froze a lot of things. I'm really enjoying being able to pull berries out of the freezer to add to my morning yogurt.

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