Farmer in the City





Location:  Godfrey, ON

Day Job:  domestic engineer

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard, Other

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Blueberries, Carrots, Celery, Corn, Cucumbers, Garlic, Gourds, Grapes, Green beans, Lettuce, Melons, Mint, Oregano, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips, All crops in right-hand column of above.

Animals:  cats,dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Am going to raise chickens, rabbits and bees in the near future. Would like to start business of starting urban peoples gardens for them and showing them what to make with produce as well as how to can and preserve what they have grown.

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  • Posted by: MJ on September 4th, 2015 at 06:24 am

    congrats on FOD again. how's the business plan going?

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on January 27th, 2013 at 07:35 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: Wong88 on January 27th, 2013 at 07:23 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on January 26th, 2013 at 09:20 am

    Welcome fellow Ontarian! That is a nice farm space you've got there. Are you just starting a new garden with that mulch or is it an existing garden getting ready for the next garden season?

  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on January 25th, 2013 at 10:40 am

    Looks like a nice setup! I hope you're able to start that business; we need more like it. Voted!

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