Farmer in the City




Sarah Hill

Location:  Melrose, MA

Day Job:  Sales- Renewable Energy Equipment

The Digs:  Containers

Crops:  Basil, Carrots, Cucumbers, Lettuce, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Chard, Chives, Edible Flowers,

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I love the intricate connections within our ecosystems and seeing what they produce and they are affected by various influences. I feel that being a respectful steward of the earth and living sustainably will bring a bounty that will support my own healthy ecosystem.

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  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on October 27th, 2012 at 07:36 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: Miller Family Farm on October 26th, 2012 at 07:35 pm

    Beautiful tomatoes in your photo! Congrats on farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: schmandr on October 26th, 2012 at 11:42 am

    Way to go!

  • Posted by: Beehaven Rabbitree on October 26th, 2012 at 09:30 am

    Looks like a bumper crop of tomatoes! I have made tomato sauce, tomato paste, Spagetti Sauce and just replicated my own (Cat's) A-1 Sauce, yum... now what to do with the rest! Someone should write an "All about Tomatoes" Cook Book!

  • Posted by: Wong88 on October 26th, 2012 at 06:01 am

    Best wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on October 25th, 2012 at 05:09 am

    I like your picture. Looks like the bounty thing is working out.

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