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On the translation of Поместье

​​ Поместье has h​​ad a meaning in Russian for a long time, different to the compound phrase Родовое Поместье. According to ЭСБЕ, a un​​iversal encyclopaedic diction​​ary, Поместье dates back to the Kiev period (9th - 13th century) and refers to land allocated by a...

Kristina Timakova. A little philosophy about the birth of children

When a woman is pregnant, the baby has it very good in the tummy. Mama loves the baby, it’s warm and cozy there. And I really wanted that when our child was born, that it wasn’t less good than than in this space. So that everything around him was already dear and familiar, and caressed and loved him just as much. I really wanted to give the child a Space of Love!

Family homesteads – the second birth of Earth

The family homestead, above all, should be a small homeland, a space of love for you and your children. In this small homeland there is a cozy house, an orchard, a pond, a garden that provides your whole family with tasty and healthy food, a forest, a gazebo for family evenings and meetings with friends. The space of the family homestead is decorated with flower beds, ornamental plants and alleys of trees which are pleasing to the eye. In the family homestead, one must strive to create a single renewable ecosystem, in which everything will be harmoniously combined.

Blokhina Family Homestead. One hectare of untilled soil. Where to begin?

Do not rush to master all the land at once, start with a little bit, and then understanding will come. When you arrive at the site, try to feel with the soul, and you will understand how best to do. After all, we ourselves began to live in the homestead only on the 12th year of arranging it. Difficulties will be required, but it will be very healthy!

Galina Samokhina – the Transition

“Do what you must, and come what may.” We work and work in the chosen direction, and at some point you realize that this Transition is complete, and you are surrounded by a new, beautiful reality.

An example of creating Family Homesteads in an existing rural settlement

Over 10 years, we made an abandoned village into an attractive residence for those who want to create their Family Homesteads. We organized interaction between people in our collective, and the entrepreneurs who are creating their Family Homesteads in the settlement organized means of financing the projects.

Take care of our image

Family Homestead and “eco-settlement” are two totally different images which are not comparable with one another. Maybe we should treat more carefully this energy which has raised us to such a height and continues to raise us?

Briefing report on Family Homestead Settlements

This report introduces the concept of the family homestead, a one hectare allotment consisting of a dwelling, water source, mixed garden and forested area. Homesteads are small enough to tend by hand, large enough to feed a family, and are arranged together in settlements of 200 or more. The possibilities and limitations of family homesteads are discussed within the Australian context. 

Family Party candidate achieved second place in Saratov regional elections

“Such a powerful unity was demonstrated by the Family Party!” Kopenkina wrote in a post after the results were published. “For each who embodied these elections together with me – a deep bow and a kiss for everyone, I felt such powerful support and only that inspired me. The Family Party has loudly announced itself! We are strength! We will only move forward! We will bring your projects to life! We will be listened to!”

Family homesteads and settlements consisting of them as a promising socio-economic form (scientific report)

The main thing is that the alternative social environment created within family homesteads and their settlements can be built into the structure of modern society, interact with it, and enrich it with its practice. Family homesteads are one of the possible channels for the gradual, voluntary, non-violent transformation of existing social relations and the existing mode of production, opening up the prospect of a more attractive life for many members of society. And this is achieved not at the expense of renouncing the achievements of civilization, but, on the contrary, by using them to effectively address our pressing problems.

Far-Eastern hectare: territories expanded, chance of failure reduced

Amendments to the law on the “Far Eastern hectare” opened new territories for citizens and practically excluded the possibility of refusal of authorized bodies to provide land. 185 million hectares are now available for citizens to choose from, and the number of refusals in granting land does not exceed 3 percent.

Family homesteads – a new perspective in the development of Russia and the world

The “family homestead” idea aims to significantly improve the way of life of individual families and create favorable conditions for the existence of their future generations.

At the same time, it creates a beautiful image of the future of Russia, intensive development in all directions, and stimulates the population to a higher level of morality.

Free land allotments necessary for human survival

Access to land is necessary for the survival of our country. Anyone willing to grow their own future, take responsibility for the health of the land, and contribute a surplus to the wider economy should be hailed as a national hero. For in the 21st century, the homestead gardener is the new soldier of national security—feeding the country and keeping our economy safe from external instabilities.

Rites of love, and family homesteads in Maine

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Academy of family homesteads and settlements, Germany

Andre Proetel: What we are doing here is nothing else but living. We live here. For us, living means that we are simply here. We should be here as people, we live together with our plants and our land, we pay attention to our land, we grow the fruits ourselves and can...