Farmer in the City




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Location:  poughkeepsie, NY

Day Job:  physician

The Digs:  Backyard, Front yard, Other, Rooftop

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Blueberries, Cabbage, Carrots, Cherries, Chile Peppers, Corn, Cucumbers, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Lavender, Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Peaches, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Thyme, Tomatoes

Animals:  Chickens, Ducks

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  In the era of disturbed ecosystems and "superbugs", the dirt grounds us at the level where life sustains and promotes itself.

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  • Posted by: Chris D on August 12th, 2011 at 07:14 pm

    Congratulations! Keep up the good work!

  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on August 12th, 2011 at 04:55 pm

    Congrats on being named Farmer of the Day! Great looking garden. Hope you have a great day in the garden!

  • Posted by: lissakevin on August 12th, 2011 at 11:28 am

    LOVE your front yard! congrats on farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: Green Desert on August 12th, 2011 at 09:55 am

    Great landscaping in the picture. Congratulations on being named Farmer of the Day.

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on August 12th, 2011 at 05:27 am

    Congrats on being farmer of the day.

    I don't know for sure about life promoting and sustaining itself in the dirt. I just like to get out in the garden and dig in the dirt. It's relaxing.

    Have a great farmer of the day.

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on August 11th, 2011 at 05:48 am

    Wow, you have all places for gardens covered. Even rooftop.

    Have a great physician day.

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