Farmer in the City




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Location:  Weaverville, NC

The Digs:  Backyard

Crops:  Broccoli, Carrots, Green beans, Lavender, Lettuce, Peas, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Thyme, Tomatoes

Animals:  Cats, Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I am becoming more and more afraid of our nation's food! I would love to sustain a garden for my family's needs. I am first time gardener this year. I am really happy to finally get my fingers in the dirt!


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  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on December 20th, 2014 at 08:05 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day again.

  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on May 3rd, 2013 at 03:08 am

    Thanks for posting on my page. When I get to Raleigh, I may just start out with some containers, like grow boxes. Then I may graduate to raised beds, and hopefully the clay won't be too much of an issue with them. We'll see;)

  • Posted by: guchswife on April 29th, 2013 at 05:32 pm

    Congratulations on farmer of the day! I agree with you about the state of our nation's food :(

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on April 29th, 2013 at 04:47 pm

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day and good luck with your first garden.

  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on April 29th, 2013 at 02:10 pm

    Congrats to you! I'll be moving to Raleigh this Summer. Maybe you can give me some tips on what grows well:)?

  • Posted by: Wong88 on April 29th, 2013 at 06:53 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the day!

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