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Woodwrite

Location:  Wheeling, WV

Day Job:  woodworker & writer

The Digs:  Backyard, Community Garden, Other

Crops:  Bell Peppers, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Collards, Garlic, Green beans, Kale, Lettuce, Melons, Peas, Potatoes, Spinach, Squash, Sugar Snap Peas, Tomatoes, Turnips

Animals:  Bees, Chickens, Dogs, Rabbits

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Gardening is a lifelong avocation. The community garden/greenhouse angle adds an extra dimension of neighborhood involvement and revitalization as well as an economic benefit. (Photo) The group actively participates in farmer's markets and an organic vegetable company.

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  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on August 31st, 2013 at 02:34 pm

    I like what you're doing in the community. Congratulations on your farmer of the day win.

 
  • Posted by: Green Sanity on August 28th, 2013 at 03:35 am

    Congrats!

 
 
  • Posted by: lisanesbit on August 27th, 2013 at 11:26 am

    Congratulations on achieving Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: anutsoup on August 27th, 2013 at 08:44 am

    Congrats on being Farmer of the Day!!

 
  • Posted by: Wong88 on August 27th, 2013 at 06:44 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on August 26th, 2013 at 06:29 pm

    Cool community garden! Voted.

 
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