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Hi all! I'm very passionate about protecting the environment, its people, and living sustainability. My main focus is on food systems and sustainable development, thus, I have a committed relationship with food - both growing it and eating it. I'm am always open to learning new cooking skills, exploring local restaurants, and supporting local farm economy. I've worked on organic farms for a few years, currently work at an incubator farm, assisting farmers with growing food, tractor skills, greenhouse propogation, etc. and am always looking to expand my knowledge of regenerative farming from those around me. I love biking, photography, 80s/90s hip-hop, yoga and political activism. Open to exploring on bike, foot, and spending as much time around plants and water as possible.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I love meeting people, sharing stories and experiences, and learning from the locals. I'm always willing to share what I know. And you can’t beat an economical and sustainable way to travel!
Actions that better my emotional and physical self, the wellbeing of those around me, and the planet.
- salsa dancing
- dumpster diving
- scuba diving
Music, Movies, and Books
All books about environmental and political activism (Naomi Klein!), lit about the Beat Generation, and my monthly subscription to The Sun magazine (to name just a few). Enjoy a wide range of genres, especially classic hip-hop and rock. And my favorite hometown band, Dr. Dog from Philly!
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Protested at the biggest climate rally in NYC! I continue to be a part of the global divestment movement. I went dumpster diving with a monk in Denmark. Got arrested at the Whitehouse for protesting the Keystone XL pipeline. Hitchhiked to Copenhagen. Drove to Portland, OR, lived there for two years, and recently moved back east.
What I Can Share with Hosts
I'm always excited to share experiences, life lessons, passion about social/environmental justice and tips/insider info!
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Spain
Countries I’ve Lived In