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Janaki_H

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Overview

  • 1 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, French; learning German, Spanish
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Founder and manager of The Leslievil...
  • Degree in Commerce (Marketing), curr...
  • From Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Cooking, dancing, eating and laughing my way through South America until I find myself a new home :)

ABOUT ME

Im easy going, passionate, open-minded and love new experiences.

My passion is food and feeding people. I have a background in business but am mostly interested in social entrepreneurship and building a sustainable food system. A few years back, I founded big farmers´ market in my community filled with organic farmers and food producers, kids food/cooking education programs and wicked music! My goal is to reduce any sense of elitism around organic food and create a fun, relaxed and educational space in the community.

Right now, I´m on a mission to find a new country to move to during the winter months. So far Ive travelled from Colombia to Brazil by bus and have loved every minute of it.

PHILOSOPHY

A soul filled with gratitude makes everything glorious! Fill your life with beauty, kindness, compassion and happiness and spread it every where you go.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I'm back in Canada after my travels in South America and would love to show people around Toronto. I'm free for a coffee and help others with English and practice Spanish as much as possible.

Interests

Cooking for people and learning to cook everything I can! Motown, soul and reggae music fill me with happiness. Meeting new people is a passion of mine and I love social situations.

My work/love is around accessibility to sustainable (and delicious) food sources.

Music, Movies & Books

Reggae, Blues, Motown, Soul, Jazz, Funk, Electro, electric guitar...repeat.

My legends: Barrington Levy, James Brown, Systema Solar, Aretha Franklin, MJ, Bob Marley, Etta James, Black Keys, Charles Bradely, Jimmy Hendrix...

The movie Dumb and Dumber gets me every time.

Books: Stuffed & Starved Mutant Message Down Under Tuesdays with Morrie The Ecology of Commerce The Omnivre´s Dillema

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Tell you over a cup of coffee.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you how to cook, farm and speak English.

I have marketing skills I´m happy to share as well.

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United States, Uruguay, Zimbabwe

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, Mexico

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