Mustard Polyana, Little Italy and other notable farms near Moscow, where you can stop, walk, watch animals and eat deliciously.
What is the Eco-farm of Alexander Brodovsky, co-owner of the Woolstreet clothing brand, who several years ago was seriously and for a long time interested in natural agriculture. It is located in a remote corner of the Suvorov district of the Tula region: complete desertion, in the meadows near the Upa River you can meet roe deer, in the woods in the morning birds sing like crazy, and mushrooms can be mowed with a scythe in season. The cows here are curly (such a breed is Galloway) and live in the open air all year round. Pigs, too, until recently lived in the wild, and now they have been relocated to comfortable premises. Here you can pick up newborn brown piglets, see a newly born white bull (and not an albino), milk a goat, bake homemade bread and generally participate in the everyday life of the farm. Now you can come to Gorchichnaya Polyana only without spending the night, for a day, but from May 25 the season will begin and you can live in a guest house where two adults and two or three children can be accommodated.
How much rent a guest house will cost 10,000 rubles. for two days, the price includes excursions around the surroundings and breakfasts, lunches and dinners, which are made from what grows on the farm and around: marble meat, excellent sausages (there is a meat shop here), vegetables that appeared without the intervention of mineral fertilizers, mushrooms and berries in season.
How to get to Kaluga along the Kiev highway, pass it along the bypass and head towards Suvorov, go around it on the right and turn right at the beginning of the village of Novaya Cherepet - and after reaching the village of Kuleshovo, call to be met. 8 906 092 82 46, gor-polyana. u
What is the patrimony of the Orthodox Englishman John Kopiski, who made his fortune on coal and is now successfully engaged in agriculture. Seven hundred calves of the Holstein breed are raised on the farm, generally dairy, but with the help of special fattening (first grass, then grain), it successfully turns into meat. And not so long ago, the cheese maker Jay Close, who used to have a small farm near Solnechnogorsk, moved here. He makes thirty-five types of cheese, from soft to matured for up to six months, - milk is supplied by another Kopiski farm, from the nearby village of Christmas, where 4,500 cows live. The Cow Museum will open in Bogdarna in May. Nearby there is the Klyazma River and two lakes where you can go kayaking. There is a playground with trampolines and slides, and in the summer there is a children's labor camp "Avos".
How much does a one-day tour of the farm cost 2500 rubles. per person. For this money, they will show how Holstein calves live and what they eat, ride a horse or pony, introduce them to goats, tell how to distinguish good meat from bad, teach how to fry steaks, and then feed them the same steaks - as well as their own cheese and vegetables. For an additional fee - master classes in cheese making, life in a hotel at a farm, walks in the surroundings on horses, bicycles, ATVs or on foot. On May 5, Easter will be celebrated here (1980 p. Per person; a special bus will leave from the Novokosino metro station), and on May 9 - Victory Day, with lunch from the field kitchen and fireworks.
How to get there Take the M7 highway until the turn to Petushki, cross the railroad and follow to the village of Krutovo. Or take the Moscow-Petushki train at the Kursk railway station and get to Petushki (before noon), where you will meet a car that will take you to Bogdarnya, and then, at 6 pm, back to the station. 8 968 682 41 01, bogdarnya. u, facebook
What is The farmer Yevgeny Kuzyk's farmstead built from scratch three years ago in the Aleksinsky district of the Tula region is home to Swiss cows and bulls, pigs, rams, goats, rabbits, as well as half a thousand chickens, from whose freshest eggs are here make scrambled eggs in the morning. For guests, there are three houses built here, which can accommodate up to six people - they are a minute's walk from the farm, but hidden from it by trees, so that no livestock smells can be heard here, and fields and vegetable gardens are visible from the windows. Here you can walk through the woods, overcome very rough terrain in a buggy, fish on the Vashane river, steam in a bath, or you can work: huddle potatoes, wash and milk cows, store hay. They usually take back full trunks with local products.
How much does it cost You can rent one house for 4000 rubles. per day, provided that there will be 4 people living in it (children under 5 years old - free). Breakfast is included in the price, and lunch or dinner costs 500 rubles. per person (they are prepared from what is grown on the farm; if you wish, you can specify a ram, and it will be fried, which will cost more; in general, you can choose what you will be cooked from). Bathhouse - 4000 rubles/4 hours. Farm tours are free. There is a wifi, it is also free.