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Lucy Clark
  • Female
  • Grand Forks, ND
  • United States
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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Convenience Store Culinarian, Dirt Under My Fingernails City Slicker
A bit about me:
I'm a big DIY junkie. It doesn't matter if I'm tending my own garden or building the shed to house the trowls, I'm passionate about it all :)
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Portabello fettucini with organic alfredo and homegrown arugula salad :)
Currently reading:
Gone Girl
Currently listening to:
Norah Jones
My latest DIY project:
Building a shed!
How did you find HOMEGROWN.org?
My cousin loves you guys!
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Lucy Clark's Blog

Super Awesome Pumpkin Spice Candy Corn Cupcakes

Out here in the country, we live too far apart to make door-to-door trick or treating feasible for the local kids. So this weekend a dozen or so houses held our annual Treat Street event, where homeowners in the area pick one street to set up candy tables so that the kids and parents can go candy hunting safely.

Last year we had a pretty big turnout and I ended up…


Posted on October 28, 2013 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Adventures in Drip Irrigation

It’s not that we needed drip irrigation in our vegetable garden. I think spraying down the plants with a hose in one hand and a glass of lemonade in the other is a perfectly acceptable way to spend a summer afternoon. However, the furniture business was going slow and I don’t idle well.

So we went to Home Depot and picked up a…


Posted on July 3, 2013 at 10:21am — 1 Comment

My First Experience as a Farmer’s Market Vendor

So my friends Gene and Maggie are vendors at our local farmer’s market. They’re dairy farmers by trade, but they also grow snap peas, zucchini and tomatoes on their land that they like to take to market. It doesn’t earn them a whole lot, but they enjoy doing it and at their age, who am I to complain? This week, Gene and Maggie had to go out of state to their son’s wedding. Being the friend that I am, I volunteered to man the stall in their stead. They weren’t in danger of losing the house or…


Posted on May 21, 2013 at 11:20am — 2 Comments

Why Every Farmer’s Market Should Accept Cell Phone Payments

A funny thing happened at the farmer’s market yesterday – I forgot to bring cash. I had totally forgotten that I gave my daughters all my cash to see a movie over the weekend and it never occurred to me to re-up at an ATM before hitting the weekly produce bazaar downtown. So imagine my surprise when I find myself standing at the checkout counter with a bag full of red onions and two whoopee pies and nothing in my wallet but plastic.

But then a funnier thing happened – the merchant…


Posted on March 12, 2013 at 11:53am — 4 Comments

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At 12:49pm on January 4, 2013, Jennifer said…

Hi, Lucy. Welcome! My name is Jennifer, and I'm the HOMEGROWN manager. I’m so glad you found us! Please thank your cousin for me (and just curious: who’s your cousin?). Now that you’re here, please don’t be shy about posting—on that fettuccine, the trowel shed, you name it—in our member blog, The Stew. It’s at your disposal, and since everything here on the site comes from our members, we rely on you to share what you know! Elsewhere on HOMEGROWN, you can always find the latest additions to the site at the top of the homepage, and if you’ve ever got questions, please don't hesitate to leave a comment on my profile page or shoot me a message. I hope you feel right at home!

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