Farmer in the City




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Our Little Coop

Location:  Antioch, IL

Day Job:  Homemaker

The Digs:  Backyard, Community Garden, Containers

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Bell Peppers, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Corn, Cucumbers, Garlic, Grapes, Green beans, Lavender, Lettuce, Melons, Mint, Oregano, Pears, Peas, Potatoes, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes

Animals:  Chickens, Dogs, Ducks

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  This is the story of our family's mission to become more self sufficient by attempting to transform our 1/4 acre of land into a backyard homestead/urban farm! Learn with us, share with us, dream with us and follow us on this amazing journey to get back to basics and reconnect with the earth and each other. VISIT US @ www.ourlittlecoop.com

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  • Posted by: CraftMcGyver on April 4th, 2014 at 11:23 pm

    Congrats Farmer!

  • Posted by: Up and Growing on April 4th, 2014 at 07:13 pm

    Love your site and ideas. Will try some of your projects with my kids.

  • Posted by: DJO on April 4th, 2014 at 04:35 pm

    Congrats on Farmer of the Day.

  • Posted by: Roots For Renewal on April 4th, 2014 at 04:26 am

    VERY impressive! Congratulations!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on June 21st, 2012 at 04:39 am

    I missed your farmer of the day day. Congratulations!

  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on June 16th, 2012 at 10:40 pm

    Congrats to making Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Ricky & Sallie's Urban Farm on June 16th, 2012 at 03:33 pm

    Congratulations on Farmer of the day !!!Your grow boxes look very similar to mine ....I think that iF you live in the suburbs and want to grow veggies thats the only waY TO GO !!
    I wish i could have chickens !!Can you call my wife ??

  • Posted by: Wong88 on June 16th, 2012 at 08:39 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on June 15th, 2012 at 03:50 pm

    I love your little coop. What a tidy looking operation you have there. Have you been farming for long?

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