About MeBy Basia
Background: Born and raised in comfy apartments of northern cities and towns.
Until recently unable to identify a banana tree (which apparently is not even a tree).
Diet: Fruit based diet made up of raw, fresh, ripe fruits, some vegetables and tender leafy greens.
Used to: latitude 60, temperatures -20C to 20C (-4F to 68F), low humidity.
Moving to: latitude 14, temperatures 22C – 30C (72F to 86F), 80% humidity.
Agricultural experience: Keeping house plants alive.
Greatest agricultural achievement: Proudly kept a basil plant alive in a pot for over a month!
Architectural experience: Dreamt of becoming an architect when young teenager, at which point I made some house drawings.
Building experience: At present limited to sand castles on the beach.
Goal: Follow my passion and attempt to build a kind, self-sustainable life within a year. Become self-sufficient in food, water, electricity. Work with Nature and simultaneously increase soil fertility and biodiversity. Share whatever I learn with others.