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Location:  Markham, ON

Day Job:  Librarian, editor

The Digs:  Backyard, Front yard

Crops:  Lettuce, Mint, Oregano, Rosemary, Strawberries, Thyme, Tomatoes

Animals:  Cats

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  There are farmers in my family; I like to dabble in herbs and salad plants. I forage a bit in the woods.

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  • Posted by: Wall 2 Wall Sheep RANCH IS FOR SALE on August 19th, 2013 at 02:06 pm

    I also love the picture of you & your friend with the calf... looks like a little dairy heifer... : ) Lorna
    Voted for you : ) visit us on our big website www.wall2wallsheep.com

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on August 5th, 2013 at 09:02 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on August 3rd, 2013 at 08:13 pm

    Really cool pic! Voted.

  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on August 3rd, 2013 at 12:54 pm

    Congrats to you!

  • Posted by: Wong88 on August 3rd, 2013 at 07:57 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on August 2nd, 2013 at 04:07 pm

    I love the picture. Welcome to the group fellow Ontarian.

  • Posted by: JoanW on July 28th, 2013 at 11:02 am

    That's me at a friend's farm when I was 5 or 6.

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