More than half of the food in Russia is produced ecologically thanks to the millions of families that grow their own parcels in their leisure time. The Russian state gives away such parcels for free for non-commercial agricultural purposes.
It’s so nice to go visit neighbors for tea or dinner, to have a heart-to-heart talk, to share experiences and information, sing songs and dance to the accompaniment of accordion!
Gorskiy Stroy. Ekaterina Salomahina Talks about Embroidery. Zvon-Gora Family Homestead Settlement, Belarus
It started with my neighbor Zhenya — he introduced me to the Belarusian folk dance and as an integral part of it — Belarusian national stroy.
Zarianov family from the Rostock Family Homestead Settlement bakes delicious, yeast-free, homemade bread for friends and neighbors!
My husband made a high bed in front of the house for my garden experiments. The result is most enjoyable. In mixed planting: tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, squash, zucchini and even beets, well, sunflower and wheat for decoration. It all grows well and bears fruit in the open ground even in this difficult summer.
On 20 August 2017 in Rodnye Prostory Family Homestead Settlement (Yaroslavl oblast) arrived delegation of scientists from MSU (Lomonosov Moscow State University) Faculty of Economics — Mikhail Pavlov (PhD, research fellow) and Nikolay Hozhainov (PhD) in order to study family homesteads and settlements.