On this cold and windy day we decided, to cook traditional russian soup with fricadels

On this cold and windy day we decided, to cook traditional russian soup with fricadels

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Clay day at our farm! A big event about theoretical and practical knowledge about how to built with clay and straw.

Sunset, in Kurjen Tila after this summers first thunder-storm,

Sunset, in Kurjen Tila after this summers first thunder-storm,

Kauko is only 10 days old, and is already proper member of our cow herd. 

Kauko is only 10 days old, and is already proper member of our cow herd. 

Roosters at our farm, one day before their outside terrace is going to be finished.

Roosters at our farm, one day before their outside terrace is going to be finished.

The cows enjoy the fresh rainy days, free of annoying flies

The cows enjoy the fresh rainy days, free of annoying flies

Herb day at Kurjen Tila, getting fresh stinging nettle juice.

Herb day at Kurjen Tila, getting fresh stinging nettle juice.

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Finishing the floor of one of the new houses in the community

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Planting day! Many women have come for helping and have lunch with us

First lambs are born!

First lambs are born!

It´s very hot summer here, and pregnant sheep ladies had hard time with breathing, so we asked sheep hair dresser to take care of their wool.

It´s very hot summer here, and pregnant sheep ladies had hard time with breathing, so we asked sheep hair dresser to take care of their wool.

The mother and her recently born son :)

The mother and her recently born son :)

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Bridge built on May 16th for the animals to cross from the barn to the fields

Cutting off old apple tree brunches

Cutting off old apple tree brunches

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One of the portable dry toilets we’ve built.

“When I look into the eyes of an animal I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul." A.D. Williams

“When I look into the eyes of an animal I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul." A.D. Williams

While sheeps had wool they also had their own comber

While sheeps had wool they also had their own comber

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Fixing the old sauna’s chimney. The bricks of the top were totally loosed!

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Laying down on the straw that covers the compost that will be spread on the fields for enrich the soil before planting.