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UrbanGreenHarvest

Location:  Boise, ID

The Digs:  Backyard

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Cabbage, Carrots, Corn, Cucumbers, Green beans, Lavender, Lettuce, Melons, Peas, Potatoes, Raspberries, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Tomatoes

Animals:  Cats, Chickens, Dogs, Goats, Rabbits

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  We are after a sustainable lifestyle for our family and on a quest to heal our bodies and our land with organically grown veggies & fruits. We are sharing what we've grown with 17 others families through a CSA program and love educating people about the foods they're eating and how they affect they're bodies and the land.

 
 

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  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on April 29th, 2012 at 10:07 pm

    Congrats on making Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on April 29th, 2012 at 09:26 am

    Great pictures and I like your reasons for getting dirty. Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

 
  • Posted by: Wong88 on April 29th, 2012 at 07:19 am

    Great pictures!

 
  • Posted by: countrygirl615 on July 6th, 2011 at 02:50 pm

    Hi! Love the photo. A true sustainable family working together.

 
  • Posted by: on June 1st, 2011 at 01:08 pm

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  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on April 22nd, 2011 at 04:31 am

    It does feel like the right thing to do to help people understand where food comes from and what the diference is between home grown and store bought food doesn't it?

    Have a great food education day.

 
  • Posted by: UrbanGreenHarvest on November 18th, 2010 at 08:17 am

    Thanks Green Desert! I agree with you 100% on getting kids in the garden. Our kids have learned SO much from our backyard farming adventure. They love it too! No begging them to help out in the garden, they work right along side us by choice.
    It's awesome you're gardening in the desert!

 
  • Posted by: Green Desert on November 17th, 2010 at 09:05 am

    I love your picture. Getting kids into the garden is not only fun, it builds a bond that lasts for a lifetime. I hope your CSA works well enough for you.

 
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