Farmer in the City





Location:  Amherst, MA

Day Job:  Professor of Sustainable Food and Farming

The Digs:  Backyard

Crops:  Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Cucumbers, Garlic, Gourds, Grapes, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Pears, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Tomatoes, Turnips

Animals:  Bees, Chickens, Worms

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Well, that is explained here: http://world.edu/content/growing-food-save-planet/

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  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on November 14th, 2012 at 03:40 pm

    What a great day job you have! Congratulations on being farmer of the day.

  • Posted by: Wong88 on November 14th, 2012 at 07:22 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: tyler on November 14th, 2012 at 06:44 am


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  • Posted by: Groundbreaker on January 4th, 2011 at 04:12 am

    Great concept! Here's to the revolution! : )

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