Age: 65 years Languages Spoken: English Education: Higher Occupation: Retired, volunteering
Hello, I am a professional business owner, horticulturist/handyman/artist, philosopher, educator looking to travel the world offering my professional experience to help growers and farmers innovate and improve our food resources.
Never smoked, drank or used drugs. I am very healthy and I am a great cook. I am also good with children, adults with special needs and animals.
I volunteer 2 days a week at the local hospital, when in town, at the OPSMU unit. I also volunteer at the a military aviation museum in Virginia. I have volunteered and served on the school board 3 years for Star of the Sea Catholic school district.
I was a girls youth coach for 30 plus years; basketball, volleyball and softball. I like to create and find innovative ways to help farmers. I know sustainable living, horticulture, permaculture and vertical integration.
I am a Master craftsmen with wood and construction. I have owned and can professionally operate theses types of equipment: Backhoes, Bulldozers, Excavators, Frontend loaders, Dump trucks and other vehicles (automatic/stick shift). All types of farm tractors and Bobcats.
I am also a self taught entomologist, with 40 years of experience.
References upon request. I have all the medical, travel and vehicle insurances. Best Gary
Why I joined WWOOF
I joined WWOOF to share my 45 years of experience and lean new farming practices. I love to share my work and life experiences.
My goal is to travel the world make new friends and help make the world a better place to live for future generations. I believe I have a gift and understand Mother Earth.
Languages I speak
I have owned and can professionally operate theses types of equipment: Backhoes, Bulldozers, Excavators, Frontend loaders, Dump trucks and other vehicles (automatic/stick shift). All types of farm tractors and Bobcats. I am also a self taught entomologist, with 40 years of experience.
Skills I would like to learn
Organic Practices, Permaculture/Biodynamics, Gardening, Pruning, Propagating, Composting, Soil conservation, Mulching, Animal Care, Beekeeping, Fencing, Building, Natural building methods, Tool making, Using and caring for tools, Handyman, Mechanical, Wild food foraging, Bread Making, Marketing produce