Farmer in the City




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Location:  Framingham, MA

Day Job:  musician

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Other

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Chile Peppers, Collards, Cucumbers, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Lettuce, Mint, Oregano, Peas, Squash, Strawberries, Thyme, Tomatoes, edible flowers, flowers for pollinators

Animals:  Cats

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Nothing beats fresh fruits and veggies and healthy eating is now really big at our house as my son is an ANW competitor. Local is important and out back is as local as it gets! No Monsanto or Dow products used in this yard.

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  • Posted by: Morag on June 26th, 2015 at 03:14 pm

    Congrats on FOD!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on January 2nd, 2015 at 07:32 am

    ANW Mom, how was your garden in 2014? Did you take any pictures?

  • Posted by: Dante on April 22nd, 2014 at 12:50 pm

    Will be passing by your way Saturday, May 3rd on the way to Cooper's Farm in Rochdale to pick up seedlings from the Worcester County Conservation District. And, possibly Rutland to Jordan's Farm. Good luck with the garden this year!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on February 19th, 2014 at 05:05 pm

    That's a great bird story! Congratulations on being farmer of the day yesterday!

  • Posted by: CraftMcGyver on February 18th, 2014 at 06:23 pm

    Congrats Farmer!

  • Posted by: My Place on February 18th, 2014 at 01:53 pm


  • Posted by: AmericanNinjaWarrior- Mom on February 18th, 2014 at 05:35 am

    The bird was a 'Christmas gift' in 2006 - lol - the poor thing fell down our chimney. I came down Xmas morning to discover that our 2 cats had managed to open the glass doors on our fireplace and the sparrow was desperately trying to stay above their reach! I put the cats in the basement, reached up and rescued the bird and went to take it outside. It was so exhausted that the instant we got out in the cold it hunkered down and fell asleep in my warm hand! After getting my camera(with it still asleep in my hand) I sat holding it for about an hour before it woke up and finally agreed to fly off! Best Christmas present EVER!

  • Posted by: AmericanNinjaWarrior- Mom on February 18th, 2014 at 05:28 am

    I don't have any pics yet - will do this season, though. I have an average suburban yard with 2 4x4 "square foot" plots, lots of containers - some in the yard, some on my deck, and some grow-lights indoors. My housemate gave me an AeroGarden a few years ago, so we keep herbs going in that.

  • Posted by: AmericanNinjaWarrior- Mom on February 18th, 2014 at 05:22 am

    Thanks for Farmer of the Day!

    I'll answer the questions asked seperately.

    ANW is American Ninja Warrior - the NBC show based on Japan's Sasuke, My son was a competitor last season and fingers crossed for this season, too!

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