This country through the whole history was agrarian and the private agriculture always had an important place for people. Russian people had always have a contact with the land. Almost every person had an agricultural experience at least once in life. Today, Russia, as well as rest of the world widely develops movement for more sustainable future of human society . People wish to live on the land according to natures lows, to grow food in the kitchen garden without using of chemical fertilizers and additives. To live in energy sufficient houses built with ecologically friendly materials, to breathe fresh air, to drink clean water. In a word gradually pass to steady self-sufficiency and reduce their ecological foot-print. There are many ecological settlements developing in the country, the fundamental base of which are a main principles of Permaculture such as Care of the Earth, Care of People and Fair Share. There is no official Permaculture organizations in Russia today, but yet there's a few organizations and rates which teach ecological design, and bear the same function, as Permaculture does for the rest of the world. And yet, people still buying a land, searching for a special literature, from which they get the theoretical knowledge, and put put it into practice or simply experimenting. Some setting up an eco-villages. Many already live on the eco-farms within all year, but many only seasonally. Anyhow now you have an opportunity to participate in arrangement of ecological farms, settlements, in a word to conduct the mite in regeneration of ecological systems of a planet, and get yourself an experience and practice. You as take pleasure in unforgettable beauty You also will take a pleasure in unforgettable beauty of Russian nature. You will feel on yourself heat of Russian hospitality and wisdom of traditions. ' " WWOOF in Russia ' " it's a lot of fun.
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