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Overview

  • 5 References 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 40, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • I'm a grower of plants
  • Graduated with a degree in Horticulture
  • From Los Angeles
  • Profile 85% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I'm on a mission to find a great farm apprenticeship.

ABOUT ME

I've spent the better part of the last two years as a bit of a hobo. I've been wwoofing on organic farms, first in Europe, then in the Southeast back here in the States. When I'm not working, I like to hike, laugh till it hurts, dance, watch drag queens, hunt down wackadoodle art environments, visit gardens, share wine with friends, and meet new people.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I signed up for Couchsurfing years ago while talking to a fellow backpacker at a youth hostel in Seattle, Washington. I haven't been back since...until now. A friend recommended that I give it a go

Interests

I like to laugh as often as possible. I spend a lot of my time outdoors looking at plants and poking things in nature. I want to hike everywhere I go. I'll drive hours out of my way to explore an Outsider Art Environment. I love adventures of all sizes, but I also love sitting and drinking with friends, old and new, on a porch in the middle of the afternoon. That never gets old. It would be easiest to list things I'm not interested in: Baseball. There, that is my list.

  • arts
  • dancing
  • environment
  • wine
  • drinking
  • gardening
  • outdoor activities
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • baseball

Music, Movies, and Books

I listen to a pretty broad mix. Sad bastard music bores me these days.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I sold all of my beloved furniture, packed up my stuff, and headed to the South to start farming. I think that qualifies. Otherwise, I danced on stage with 2 Live, so, that's something.

Teach, Learn, Share

You wanna garden? I know a few things.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I know a lot about gardening, and farming. I can share a perspective that has been shaped by a whole lot of years of adventuring.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Canada, Costa Rica, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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