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Paradise Ridge

Location:  Fairview, NC

Day Job:  motorcycles

Crops:  Apples, Garlic, Kale, Lavender, Lettuce, Mint, Potatoes, Thyme

Animals:  two horses,

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I'm getting dirty so I can support myself and my animals. I have NO MACHINERY, only a truck, two arms, two legs and a stiff back to get anything done.

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  • Posted by: Shellie on March 29th, 2011 at 07:59 am

    Paradise Ridge... a wonderful philosophy you have.

 
  • Posted by: Green Desert on January 26th, 2011 at 11:04 am

    Well done! Congrats on FOTD!

 
  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on January 26th, 2011 at 10:50 am

    Congrats of being farmer of day.

    Sometimes you just have to start with what you have. As time goes on you will be able to aquire more tools to help make life easier on the homestead.

    Have a great Farmer of the day.

 
  • Posted by: Paradise Ridge on January 26th, 2011 at 07:44 am

    Thank you for farmer of the day... nice to be thought of...

 
  • Posted by: Groundbreaker on January 26th, 2011 at 04:49 am

    Awesome! Congrats on Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: Antifreesz on January 16th, 2011 at 05:41 am

    your property looks so tranquil! Best of luck with your endeavor, it will be well worth your hard work :)

 
  • Posted by: Paradise Ridge on December 30th, 2010 at 08:55 am

    Just a little under 6 acres, no equipment and only my own labor to account for, this place is a slow but steady progress of what a human can do.

 
  • Posted by: Paradise Ridge on December 28th, 2010 at 09:43 am

    trying to make a home for me, and my animals. Animals first. using as little money AND outside resources as possible.

 
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