Farmer in the City




Lauren McKinney

Location:  Swarthmore, PA

Day Job:  stay at home mom, writer, editor

The Digs:  Backyard

Crops:  rhubarb, asparagus, pawpaws, persimmons

Animals:  six chickens, one collie who hangs out wth them, and two cats who don't

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  It's fulfilling and wholesome and fun.

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  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on August 23rd, 2013 at 06:10 pm

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day! Got any pictures of your digs?

  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on August 23rd, 2013 at 11:33 am

    Congrats to you!

  • Posted by: Wong88 on August 23rd, 2013 at 06:56 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on August 23rd, 2013 at 05:46 am

    Glad to see you got farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on August 22nd, 2013 at 10:01 am

    Never had pawpaws or persimmons. Voted!

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