Farmer in the City





Location:  Palmetto, FL

Day Job:  High School Agriscience Teacher

The Digs:  Backyard, Other

Crops:  Avocados, Basil, Bell Peppers, Blueberries, Cabbage, Carrots, Collards, Cucumbers, Figs, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Lavender, Lemons, Lettuce, Melons, Oranges, Oregano, Peaches, Peas, Potatoes, Rosemary, Squash, Strawberries, Thyme, Tomatoes, Macedamia Nuts, Bananas, Lemon Grass,Passion Fruit, Guava

Animals:  Cats, Chickens, Dogs, Rabbits, Worms, Tilapia (fish)

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I am nearing retirement and I am very interested in teaching and facilitating urban agriculture, sustainability and community gardening.

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  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on August 7th, 2012 at 05:56 pm

    You have a great combination of crops and animals. Sounds like you could sustain yourself pretty well. Why wasn't there an agriscience course when I was in high school?

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