Farmer in the City





Location:  Portland, OR

Day Job:  Carpenter/Cartographer

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, Blueberries, Carrots, Collards, Garlic, Grapes, Green beans, Kale, Lettuce, Mint, Oregano, Peas, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I have always loved to get my hands dirty. I love providing healthy foods for my family. I also find it very relaxing.

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  • Posted by: My Place on April 2nd, 2014 at 09:46 pm


  • Posted by: KC on April 2nd, 2014 at 02:28 pm

    Congrats on Farmer of the Day. VOTED : ) Visit us! : )

  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on April 2nd, 2014 at 10:44 am

    What a great variety of crops! Voted.

  • Posted by: DJO on April 2nd, 2014 at 08:03 am

    Congrats on Farmer of the Day.

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on July 6th, 2012 at 07:13 pm

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: Jason on July 6th, 2012 at 05:15 pm

    Thanks. They are Interlakens. A very late great seedless. The kids go crazy for them. This picture if one of the four bunches from last year. The vine is only 3 years in the ground. My vines are from clippings I took from my old community garden. This year is going to be a bumper crop. I am always watching the squirrels, I think they might bite of the bunches. I have found that grapes are very hardy and don't mind neglect. Good Luck.

  • Posted by: Wong88 on July 6th, 2012 at 01:48 pm

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on July 5th, 2012 at 03:43 pm

    Those are lovely looking grapes. I tried to grow grapes this year. Had a couple of lovely bunches developing on the vine but went out to find them lying on the ground beside the plant one day. Oh well....I'm not sure whether they dropped off because it got too dry or whether an animal thought they looked interesting. I'll see what happens with this play before I add any more.

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