Farmer in the City




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Location:  Barre, VT

Day Job:  mental health support

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, Carrots, Green beans, Lettuce, Oregano, Peas, Squash, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips

Animals:  Chickens, Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I'm absolutely dedicated to making my household the most self reliant, and economically and environmentally efficient as I possibly can.


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  • Posted by: My Place on January 22nd, 2014 at 06:56 pm


  • Posted by: CraftMcGyver on January 22nd, 2014 at 12:24 pm

    Congrats Farmer on of the Day.

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

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  • Posted by: MommaLeah on May 11th, 2011 at 06:36 am

    Hello to a fellow Vermonter. Congrats on being a farmer of the day. Nice to have found a fellow East Coast Urban gardener. Take care, Leah

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on May 11th, 2011 at 05:46 am

    Belated congrats on being farmer of the day.

    Thank you for requesting to be a friend. I hope we have many more conversations in the future.

    Have a great day in the garden.

  • Posted by: lissakevin on May 4th, 2011 at 06:29 pm

    Congrats on farmer of the day! Love the 'reason you're getting dirty!'

  • Posted by: Alinajoelle on May 4th, 2011 at 05:41 pm


  • Posted by: Green Desert on May 4th, 2011 at 05:37 pm

    Congratulations! Remember, though, self-sufficiency means you can do it all yourself. Self-reliance means you do what you can and help/share with the rest of us.

  • Posted by: mrinier on May 4th, 2011 at 05:22 pm

    Way to go!

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