Farmers, breeders and producers of the Minsk Region

Belarus - Miscellaneous

The community is based in the village of Sloboda in the district of Smolevichi, not far from the capital, Minsk. It is set up as a cooperative, involving 300 crop farmers, cattle and pig breeders. Beside privately farmed plots there are communally cultivated lands and pastures used for grazing. The foodstuffs are sold both locally and nationally, although most is for personal consumption. The specialties include pork saltison, a kidney, liver, heart and ears sausage; prasnyk, an unleavened bread; and the community has recently adopted organic production, organizing seminars and conferences on permaculture, organic and sustainable farming.

Production Area
Minsk province

Contacts

Coordinator
Siarhey Luchanok
Tel. +375 17 286 6405
luchenok4@tut.by