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Overview

  • 5 References 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Spanish
  • 33, Other
  • Member since 2009
  • We are nascent farmers, documentary filmmakers, writers, ...
  • Weird colleges
  • From Rochester, Minnesota, United States
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me

Update: We have moved on from the farm. Ok to contact our parents via Squash Blossom Farm if you need a place to stay; they are more into wwoofing these days and might want you to do a farm chore.

CURRENT MISSION

Three cows. Three hundred chickens.

ABOUT ME

Sisters. Last fall, our parents bought a farm. We left Bogota and Chicago and came home to help out. Cadence is raising cows, chickens, ducks, and geese; Sara collects the nettles.

PHILOSOPHY

Working on it. Right now, it's seeming like stuff is amazingly interconnected, and like figuring out the connections is a satisfying use of life energy.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Cadence slept on Sara's couch in Chicago.

Interests

Sustainable agriculture, radical food theories, rainforests, ethnobotany, permaculture, anthropology, education, neofuturism, cheese. Not having jobs.

  • chickens
  • education
  • dining
  • cheese
  • reading
  • racquetball
  • agriculture
  • anthropology
  • teaching
  • squash

Music, Movies, and Books

Wendell Berry, Virginia Woolf, Natalie Goldberg, Michael Pollan, Bill McKibben, are Sara's latest life-changing authors. Sally Fallon, Mark Crispin Miller. Catherine MacKinnon.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Spent four years reading the Western cannon/swam with poisonous jellyfish at night

Teach, Learn, Share

Pretty soon, we'll be able to teach you how to slaughter chickens

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