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Published: 7/24/2013 - Updated: 1 year ago


Weed It & Reap: Trevin Haar

Trevin Haar, 17, a junior at Penta Career Center, tends a one-acre plot of land on his father's farm near Woodville. He grows pumpkins, banana peppers, onions, sweet corn, strawberries and more. He expects to sell much of his produce in the fall. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Trevin Haar, 17, looks at his crop listing after retrieving the binder from his truck at his home in Woodville. Haar said he'd spent the winter thinking about what he was going to plant and where. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Trevin Haar, 17, looks at his crop listing after retrieving the binder from his truck at his home in Woodville....
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An antique wagon is a testament to the history of the family home. Enlarge | Buy This Photo An antique wagon is a testament to the history of the family home.
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Summer squash has begun to come in on one of the gardens worked by Trevin Haar, 17, of Woodville. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Summer squash has begun to come in on one of the gardens worked by Trevin Haar, 17, of Woodville.
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A pumpkin grows on its vine in one of the gardens. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A pumpkin grows on its vine in one of the gardens.
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Strawberry plants, taken from Trevin Harr's grandmother's house, dominate one of the gardens. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Strawberry plants, taken from Trevin Harr's grandmother's house, dominate one of the gardens.
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Trevin Haar, 17, looks at his crop listing after retrieving the binder from his truck at his home in Woodville. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Trevin Haar, 17, looks at his crop listing after retrieving the binder from his truck at his home in Woodville.
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Trevin Haar planted one garden near the old barn. The property has been in his stepfather's family since 1835. Andrew Jackson signed the deed to the land on a piece of buckskin, which is still in the family. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Trevin Haar planted one garden near the old barn. The property has been in his stepfather's family since 1835. Andrew ...
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Trevin Haar gets ready to head out to the garden area he works on his father's land, a mile from his home near Woodville. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Trevin Haar gets ready to head out to the garden area he works on his father's land, a mile from his home near Woodville.
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Trevin Haar's truck sports a 'Go Play in the Dirt' sticker. Haar, who gardens about two acres of land in Woodville, would like to be a vegetable farmer full-time someday. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Trevin Haar's truck sports a 'Go Play in the Dirt' sticker. Haar, who gardens about two acres of land in ...
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Trevin gets behind the wheel of his utility vehicle, which he uses to tend his acre a mile from his home. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Trevin gets behind the wheel of his utility vehicle, which he uses to tend his acre a mile from his home.
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Trevin strides past the rows of tomatoes growing in his garden on his father's land in Woodville. Haar planted his rows about six feet apart so he could use his vehicle between the rows. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Trevin strides past the rows of tomatoes growing in his garden on his father's land in Woodville. Haar planted his ...
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Onions have begun to come up in one of the gardens. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Onions have begun to come up in one of the gardens.
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Trevin Haar, 17, smiles as he stands before a large portion of his one-acre garden in Woodville. Haar first began gardening a small plot when he was 10 years old. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Trevin Haar, 17, smiles as he stands before a large portion of his one-acre garden in Woodville. Haar first ...
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Corn stands tall after being bowed over by a July storm. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Corn stands tall after being bowed over by a July storm.
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Banana Peppers are just some of the produce Trevin Haar sells. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Banana Peppers are just some of the produce Trevin Haar sells.
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Trevin Haar stands near the watering tank he uses on his large garden on his father's property in Woodville. Haar said he began planing his vegetable garden after tilling it last fall and again in the spring. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Trevin Haar stands near the watering tank he uses on his large garden on his father's property in Woodville. Haar ...
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Trevin Haar lives in the old farmhouse on property that has been in his stepfather's family since 1835. Haar spends nearly 40 hours a week on his gardens and working on his father's farm. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Trevin Haar lives in the old farmhouse on property that has been in his stepfather's family since 1835. Haar spends ...
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