Animals, Food, garden, harvest, Uncategorized

Our urban garden

I’ve talked & posted pictures about our place on Facebook, but neglected it on the blog.


Maybe it’s not a full-blown farm, but it’s a little one. And really Elston Backyard Farms got the name from being poked fun at for our efforts of homesteading in the city. One day I have BIG plans of a place in the country. Where I can have as many chickens as I want, bees, goats, pigs, and maybe even a dairy cow.


But in the meantime, I’ll just enjoy what we have- a huge urban garden & backyard chickens- the ability to feed our family good quality food & to teach our kids where it all comes from….Here is a look back on our last 2 years of doing this urban homesteading/farming thing 🙂 And yes…I got completely carried away with these pictures!

I hope this inspires you to plant something- no matter where you live!



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All of that turned into this (times a million)!









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Which we turned into this (over 200 jars of homegrown, canned food):

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12 thoughts on “Our urban garden”

  1. Wow! you guys have a huge operation. I can barely keep up what our little garden produces. It’s inspiring though. Congrats on a successful season! Can’t wait for next year!


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