Farmer in the City





Location:  Pearsall, TX

Day Job:  Full-time job / wife and mother

The Digs:  Backyard, Front yard

Crops:  Bell Peppers, Broccoli, Carrots, Chile Peppers, Corn, Cucumbers, Green beans, Lettuce, Potatoes, Spinach, Squash, Tomatoes

Animals:  Cats, Chickens

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I don't want my own children growing up without knowing what it means to eat REAL food.

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  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on January 15th, 2013 at 07:09 am

    Adorable kid! Voted.

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on November 1st, 2012 at 04:49 pm

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day and good luck with your new crops!

  • Posted by: Pamela on November 1st, 2012 at 08:59 am

    Thank you! We are still starting out so its a small area, but were growing onions, potatoes, tomatoes, carrots, and lettuce. We're using containers right now on the patio, because it makes it easy to cart everything inside when it starts to freeze.

  • Posted by: Wong88 on November 1st, 2012 at 06:54 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on October 31st, 2012 at 04:09 pm

    What are you and your little one growing in your yard?

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