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Lame Raven Acres

Location:  Oswego, IL

Day Job:  Property Manager

The Digs:  Backyard

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Blueberries, Broccoli, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Corn, Cucumbers, Garlic, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Lavender, Lettuce, Melons, Oranges, Oregano, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Spinach, Strawberries, Tomatoes

Animals:  Bees, Chickens, Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Because we didn't inherit this planet from our parents...it's on loan from our children.

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  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on February 13th, 2013 at 01:42 pm

    Congrats to you!

  • Posted by: anutsoup on February 13th, 2013 at 10:52 am

    Congrats on Farmer of the Day

  • Posted by: Wong88 on February 13th, 2013 at 06:57 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: brittley47 on February 9th, 2012 at 08:04 pm

    Congrats, fellow IL farmer!

  • Posted by: Green Desert on February 9th, 2012 at 10:03 am

    Congratulations for being named Farmer of the Day!

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  • Posted by: Bzquiltn on October 7th, 2010 at 07:59 pm

    Yay for Farmer of the day!

    My daughter says your dog is "way cool" with the hat.

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on October 7th, 2010 at 04:56 am

    Congrats on being farmer of the day. Oranges in Illinois? I'd be interested in how that happens.

  • Posted by: EggSpudition on July 16th, 2010 at 01:41 pm

    Hey there-- what kind of chickens do you have? And that pic of your puppy is priceless!!

  • Posted by: Farm Guy on May 22nd, 2010 at 12:46 pm

    Curious as to how long you've been into bees? Planning on a three-tier observation hive next spring.

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