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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

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A few beautiful things: a water drops stays in the middle of a kind of water-proof leaf in the greenhouse; a colorful salad, with purple flowers; a little northern light or aurora appeared at night, which is still to bright for observe any color

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With this clayey soil it gets very muddy when it rains, so we decided to build this tracks, digging a little bit first and then filling them will gravel, a cleaner stuff. In between the soil and the gravel there’s fabric, that avoid them to get mixed

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We have built a greenhouse with many old windows. There the plants are now growing happily, at higher temperatures than outside

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This afternoon a balloon landed surprisingly on our fields

  It’s time for making and storing the straw bales! A hard works that’s is much better to do with many more people

It’s time for making and storing the straw bales! A hard works that’s is much better to do with many more people

  This old warehouse really needed to be painted, and that’s what we did

This old warehouse really needed to be painted, and that’s what we did

  Time for canoeing on the lake near by

Time for canoeing on the lake near by

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A magical foggy night at Kurjen tila

  In some parts of the farm the soil is mainly clay, as this area was covered by the lake long time ago. Is easy to see the different layers formed little by little, year after year.

In some parts of the farm the soil is mainly clay, as this area was covered by the lake long time ago. Is easy to see the different layers formed little by little, year after year.

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Midsummer bonfire, some canoeing on the lake and then pizzas cooked on our hand-made clay oven :)

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Building the walls of a new room with straw, that is covered with a mix of clay and sand on both sides and protected from the rain with wood on the outer side

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With the sheeps and some of the new born lambs :)

  “How it is -  to be a sheep?”

“How it is -  to be a sheep?”