Potatoes !

Working in the fields doesn't only mean that we have to deal with potatoes, of course, but let's be honest, the war machine that we are using for picking them is one of the best thing ever ! 

If you like to work on your balance, on the speed of your arm's gestural and on your voice's power, you are very welcome to join the team ! Unfortunately, we are so good at this job that there is almost no potatoe left on the fields right now ;)

But don't worry, you still can join us next summer ! 

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Canoe, national sport in Kurjen Tila

Everytime the wind is not blowing to strong and the weather is clever enought, we are crossing the field between us and the lake for a little canoe trip ! It's pretty good for having more muscle in our arms, even if the farm work already made us strong ;)

The best is to see the sunset, standing in the middle of the lake, and everytime we are trying to go further away ! Soon we will be masters in canoe life ! 

Well, maybe we still have some progress to make but at least we have the best landscapes for that ! Ready for a ride ? 

And anyway, the boat is also here to take us until all the little islands around !

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Cafeteria

Here, we are not just farmer or builder, we are also good chefs and food seller ! Kurjen Tila market and cafeteria are the best places to be on saturday morning-lunch !

EVS's people in 2017

We are quite late to introduce ourselves but here we are ! 

 

We are enjoying the life in Kurjen Tila and in Finland in general since more than two month now and we have already experienced so many things ! The must important is of course the cohabitation with all the village's members. 

 

 

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Life in Bio-dynamic fields. We fought against weather and we won. 

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One of the community projects of the summer 2015 was building a compost shelter.

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Some daily moments 

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Mid Summer party

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Views of the amazing nature surrounding Kurjen tila 

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Hiking, Cooking, Eating, Running, Painting, Shaving, Enjoying, Mushrooming, Canoeing, Traveling !

HYVÄÄ !!!!

To be continued …

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The core of our volunteering : Eco-farming and Eco-building !

Hyvaa !!!

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The saturday market, preparing, selling and enjoying ! Hyvaa !

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Some of ours animals companions ! Hyvaa ! :-)

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As the summer going on, some celebrations happened : Juhannusjuhla ! (midsummer party) ! Hyvaa !

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… and the warm and shiny sun arrived! First biodynamic preparation and water stirring !

Welcome to May 2014 with the new volunteers! At the beginning, it was cold …

Welcome to May 2014 with the new volunteers! At the beginning, it was cold …

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The first harvesting is done and this Saturday we have been selling some of the vegetables

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View of the surroundings at 1.30am, including a “moonset”. Some cows are still awaken

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Now is a great moment for picking berries. We went today to the forest near by and picked plenty of blueberries and raspberries. We found also some wild strawberries, but just very little of them