Farmer in the City




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Brooklyn Homestead

Location:  Brooklyn, NY

Day Job:  Education

The Digs:  Containers, Rooftop

Crops:  Cherry tomatoes, sweet peppers, jalapenos, chilies, potatoes, kale, arugula, strawberries, black berries, basil, sage, mint, rosemary, lavender, thyme.

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Growing things is fun and fulfilling, green in my favorite color, and there's too much grey in the city!


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  • Posted by: Jenna on September 2nd, 2012 at 07:33 pm

    Congratulations on farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: brittley47 on September 2nd, 2012 at 04:37 pm

    Congrats! Looks like you truly have an urban farm!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on September 2nd, 2012 at 08:33 am

    Cool roof top. Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: Wong88 on September 2nd, 2012 at 07:57 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Jenna on September 1st, 2012 at 06:54 am

    Wow! That is awesome! You are growing in containers! They are nicely arranged and look well tended, too! Is that compost next to the wall? Thank you for posting them!

  • Posted by: Jenna on August 30th, 2012 at 10:54 am

    Do you have any pictures of your garden? I love to see what others are doing!!!

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