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Heidi Kooy of IBFC

Location:  San Francisco, CA

Day Job:  small business owner, construction contractor

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Blueberries, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Celery, Chile Peppers, Cucumbers, Figs, Grapes, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lavender, Lettuce, Melons, Mint, Oranges, Oregano, Peas, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes

Animals:  Cats, Chickens, Dogs, Goats, Rabbits

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  We are striving to make our lives as sustainable as possible in an urban setting. You can read about the happenings on our farm at ittybittyfarminthecity.blogspot.com .

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  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on October 14th, 2014 at 10:42 am

    Congrats to you making Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on April 21st, 2012 at 08:38 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day. I checked out your blog, and really enjoyed the video with your goats.

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  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on September 1st, 2010 at 05:42 pm

    From Hastings Nebraska to constuction contractor in San Francisco, how in the world did that happen?

    Go Huskers!!

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on August 28th, 2010 at 05:57 am

    Congrats on being farmer of the day. It looks like you have a lot of different things that you are growing. Have a great harvest year.

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on August 27th, 2010 at 05:41 am

    I too have an Urban Ranch. It might be small but it's great to groom her up and play in the dirt.

  • Posted by: Carolj on August 23rd, 2010 at 06:08 pm

    Great blog, and nice chicken! Can't wait till we have a few of our own!

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