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60th Street Homestead

Location:  Minneapolis, MN

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, Broccoli, Carrots, Cucumbers, Garlic, Green beans, Lavender, Lettuce, Oregano, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Rosemary, Spinach, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Chives, Sage, Elfin Thyme, Parsley, Dill, Lemon Balm, Sweet Potatoes, Swiss Chard, Onions, Shallots, Red Onions, Squash, Zucchini, Royal Beans, Beets, Marigolds, Nasturtium, Eggplant

Animals:  Cats

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Playing with dirt in an often concrete-paved world is the best way to be.

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  • Posted by: Grasshopper Farm on June 23rd, 2012 at 08:25 pm

    I don't think I've tried royal beans before; I know our climates are almost opposites, but what are they like? their name peaks my interest!

  • Posted by: Wong88 on June 23rd, 2012 at 03:00 pm

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on June 23rd, 2012 at 11:59 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day. How is your garden doing?

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  • Posted by: Shellie on March 20th, 2011 at 12:51 pm

    A fellow Minnesotan!!

  • Posted by: Groundbreaker on October 13th, 2010 at 07:05 am

    I posted progress pictures... ...my Summer labors... ...chicken yard with log-cabin style chicken coop... ...used rounded garden timbers for body and recycled playhouse roof for roof/lid... ...rain shelter on side with old mimosa limbs for perches... ...chicken yard built around fruit trees... ...fence edged with yellow lantana...

  • Posted by: rgarr734 on September 26th, 2010 at 02:37 pm

    love the picture

  • Posted by: countrygirl615 on September 2nd, 2010 at 02:06 pm

    I do love your picture! I hope we can be great friends!

  • Posted by: schmandr on August 19th, 2010 at 01:35 pm

    Way to go Farmer of the Day!

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