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Farmer in the City

  

  

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AndreaeC

Location:  St. John's, NL

Day Job:  homemaker

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard, Other

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Black currants, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cherries, Chile Peppers, Cucumbers, Garlic, Green beans, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Melons, Mint, Mustard Greens, Oregano, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Gooseberries, red currants, loads of herbs and greens, beets, globe artichokes, jerusalem artichokes, edible flowers, parsnips, radishes, fiddlehead ferns.

Animals:  Cats

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I don't like some suit in a grocery chain office in Canada deciding what kind of food I get to feed my family. If I want sorrel, kohlrabi, lovage, salad burnet, or anything out of the ordinary, I'm going to have to grow it myself!

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  • Posted by: SchultzJen on November 24th, 2012 at 01:36 pm

    Congratulations on Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on November 24th, 2012 at 08:02 am

    I love Newfoundland! Would love to see some pictures of your garden. You definitely have a great variety of crops. Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

 
  • Posted by: Wong88 on November 24th, 2012 at 07:11 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: Chris D on June 27th, 2011 at 07:20 pm

    Congratulations & keep up the good work!

 
  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on June 27th, 2011 at 05:33 pm

    Congrats on being named Farmer of the Day! Happy Gardening!

 
  • Posted by: Green Desert on June 27th, 2011 at 07:36 am

    Congratulations on being named Farmer of the Day! What a great selection of herbs you grow. You must have a very aromatic garden.

 
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