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Garden Girl Farm

Location:  Richmond, CA

Day Job:  Landscape Contractor/Urban farmer

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard, Parking lot, Rooftop

Crops:  Avocados, Basil, Blackberries, Blueberries, Carrots

Animals:  Cats, Chickens, Ducks, Rabbits, Royal Palm Turkeys

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I want to know exactly where my food comes from. Plus I am a do it yourself kinda girl. Check out our blog http://gardengirlfarm.wordpress.com/

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  • Posted by: Dante on June 29th, 2014 at 10:06 pm

    Wow! Looks like you make every possible spot a productive space. For that, here's my vote to a very resourceful person!

  • Posted by: CraftMcGyver on June 29th, 2014 at 07:44 pm

    Congrats Farmer.

  • Posted by: Wong88 on June 29th, 2014 at 06:28 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: ebonierika on January 7th, 2012 at 10:40 pm

    Greetings, I hope all is well. I am about to check out your blog. Was looking for local folk and you popped up.

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

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  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on March 24th, 2011 at 02:42 am

    Thanks for requesting to be a friend. Oh to have your day job! I would love to be in my garden all day long. Our temps are in the 80's here in South Carolina and the garden is really starting to grow. I should be getting lettuce by the end of the week. Have a great day gardening.

  • Posted by: Rainbow Garden on March 23rd, 2011 at 06:13 am

    I love your blog!! I cracked up at the picture of the two rats your cat brought you.... Presents!!!

  • Posted by: lissakevin on March 11th, 2011 at 07:36 am

    LOVE that you do this for a living! do you have a website that someone from NC might get some ideas from?

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on March 7th, 2011 at 04:43 am

    Thanks for requesting to be a friend. I hope we have many post exchanges in the future.

    Have a great very close to spring day.

  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on March 7th, 2011 at 02:24 am

    Congrats on being named Farmer of the Day!

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