Farmer in the City





Location:  Des Moines, IA

Day Job:  web designer

The Digs:  Backyard, Community Garden, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Bok-choy, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Chile Peppers, Chinese cabbage, Cucumbers, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lavender, Lettuce, Melons, Mint, Mushrooms, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips, Tomatillos, Fava Beans, Beets, Swiss Chard, Chamomile, Marjoram, Eggplant,

Animals:  Chickens, Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  To live as sustainable as I can for the health and well being of my family. Also to follow in my families Spanish traditional footsteps. You can follow my journey at http://www.spain-in-iowa.com

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  • Posted by: guchswife on April 25th, 2013 at 11:14 am

    Diana! I have read your blog for the longest time! (in fact I just posted to Simple Lives Thursday!) Congrats on Farmer of the Day!!!! (great photo too, you look so joyful!)

  • Posted by: anutsoup on April 25th, 2013 at 09:58 am

    Congrats. My father grew up south of Des Moines in greenfield, IA. He is my inspiration for playing in the dirt.

  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on April 25th, 2013 at 08:26 am

    Congrats to you!

  • Posted by: Wong88 on April 25th, 2013 at 07:05 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

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