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Unread 01-16-2004, 12:46 AM   #1
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Question Do you plan to supplement your income from gardening?

Do you plan on doing this in any way. I don't because I don't have a large enough garden. If I did, I sure would try.

How about you?
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Default Re: Do you plan to supplement your income from gardening?

Yes we do. Although the last few years have been minimal, this year we are going full force. We plan on selling tomatoes, cucumbers, beans, peas, corn, pumpkins, gourds, Indian corn...anything that comes along nicely. I am expanding our strawberry patch, raspberries and blueberries. It was take a few years to get the berries where I want them. I am very excited about this and the kids automatically have a part time job for the summer...they are so happy about this...lol!!
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Default Re: Do you plan to supplement your income from gardening?

That's very cool, Heather! Will you take your vegetables to the farmer's market or sell off the farm?
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Default Re: Do you plan to supplement your income from gardening?

This year we will sell them from here but there are two local markets, one on Sunday afternoons and one on Mondays that I am going to look into. We'll see how this year goes.

We live on 8 acres just at the edge of a village so we are close enough to lots of people so hopefully this will help.
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Last year the boys sold lettuce and cherries that they picked from our trees to people in town. They took orders, we all picked, washed and packaged and they delivered the produce fresh. With the money we earned, we took a family trip to a amusement and water park. Josh was just commenting on that today and hoping that the strange weather that we are having doesn't hurt our cherry tree.
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