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How to use bacteria to build/restore your soil:

Great news for organic gardeners, sustainable living practitioners and permaculturists.

Learn about an innovative bio-fertilizer Baikal EM1, that consists of lactic acid bacteria, photosynthetic…

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on March 28, 2020 at 10:50pm — No Comments

Breaking news: Health Virus hits the Earth!

Breaking news about new pandemic - I am sharing an article with important message from Russia to the Global Community and WHO: The number of healthy people is growing rapidly around the world: https://ecominded.net/health-virus-hits-the-earth - please read  and share it as…

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on March 15, 2020 at 11:49pm — No Comments

my WATER is my FREEDOM

My dear friends,

After 13 years of research and experimentation my Russian inventor friend prototyped and developed an off-the-water-grid eco system and recorded entire process into a series of video lessons: https://ou369.isrefer.com/go/watersustainability/yury/

In Alosha’s online video training you'll…

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on March 3, 2020 at 5:35am — No Comments

Facebook is at war with users from Russia

For the last 2 years Facebook blocked and permanently disabled hundrends of thousands accounts of the users from Russia. Of course some users from other countries including the USA also experience similar problems. But the number of Russian disabled accounts goes far beyond any reasonable numbers. That sounds more like targeted actions aiming to kick out as many Russian accounts as possible.

Find more details in my new…

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on February 22, 2020 at 4:21am — No Comments

Permaculture tool, recommended by Sepp Holzer

Sepp Holzer is one of my favorite permaculturists. In his recent book, Desert or Paradise on two pages Sepp recommends the Fokin hoe (Russian flat-cutter or ploskorez Fokina). Vladimir Fokin is the name of the inventor of this tool. It does not look like much, but the great Sepp Holzer says it saves him loads of time, Please watch this video to see it in use: …

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on February 13, 2020 at 1:16am — No Comments

Get ready for planting season

1. Get ready for Spring: order heirloom organic non-gmo seeds from Russian family homesteads (Kins domains) located in remote, non-poluted areas: https://ecominded.net/heirloom-seeds

* Apply coupon codes to get 10 to 50% discount: https://ecominded.net/coupon

2. Essential for…

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on February 8, 2020 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Bacteria help to increase bee colonies productivity

Attention organic gardeners, eco farmers and beekeepers: Effective Microorganisms notably increase bee colonies productivity, as proved by my friend, beekeeper from Serbia: https://ecominded.net/bacteria-help-bees - please share his article with your friends!…

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on February 1, 2020 at 4:07am — No Comments

History has been created today!

My dear friends,

Politics is neither my strongest suit nor it is my interest usually. I would better talk on sustainability, living in harmony with nature and similar topics.

But this time I could not refrain to share my personal view about Putin's address 2020.

I believe that all of us are living through a truelly historical moment…

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on January 26, 2020 at 1:23am — No Comments

Learn how to use living bacteria as bio-fertilizer

Sharing my article on how to use living bacteria as bio-fertilizer: https://ecominded.net/effective-microorganisms-em-technology-in-plants - please read and share this article with friends!…

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on January 18, 2020 at 2:58am — No Comments

Know about this unique salt substitute

      The story of creating this unique seasoning begins, when a  famous Moscow restaurant chef got in a hospital with a heart attack, where he was prescribed a salt-free diet.

       Food without salt appered to be a hardship for him, all food  seemed bland and completely tasteless. Therefore, when he got back from the hospital, he began to try combinations of various spices, which our brain perceives as a taste…

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on January 4, 2020 at 11:17pm — No Comments

Ethical ecofriendly backpacks for vegans

What a pure inspiration, my friends! Ethical eco-friendly hemp backpacks, bags and wallets: https://ecominded.net/hemp-shoes-clothing/bags-accessories - place an order and share with friends

In addition you can also apply coupon code…

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on December 11, 2019 at 5:00am — No Comments

Organic cold-pressed oils from Vedrussia

My friend Mikhail, developing his Kin's domain in Vedrussia ecovillage, use wooden presses to make absolutely outstanding cold pressed oils, that have wide range of nutritional and healing properties: Hemp seed oil, Pumpkin seed oil, Sesame seed oil, Walnut oil, Hazelnut oil, Almond oil, Apricot kernel oil, Cedar nut oil, etc.

All these oils are now available in bulk quantities, 0.5 litre, 1.0 litre and more and you can…

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on December 6, 2019 at 8:01am — No Comments

Eco-Minded Christmas discount

Celebrate sustainable eco-conscious 2020 with Eco-Minded Christmas discount: apply coupon code Xmas-20 at checkout to get 20% discount for all eco-friendly products: https://ecominded.net/ethical-christmas-gift The offer valid till December 24th.…

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on November 30, 2019 at 5:34am — No Comments

What people say about our Dolmen tours

Enjoy our collection of dolmen photos (more than 900), read about travel experiences of our participants and see what they have to say about Dolmen tour and Vedic Russia retreat: https://ecominded.net/dolmen-tour-photos-feedbacks

For upcoming tours in the year 2020 please check …

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on November 22, 2019 at 3:44am — No Comments

9 eco-friendly Christmas gift ideas!

My dear friends,

Do you want to have an eco-friendly Christmas this year? At ecominded.net we offer all you need to start a journey towards sustainability and we are happy to share ethical Christmas gift ideas for your inspiration: https://ecominded.net/ethical-christmas-gift…

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on November 12, 2019 at 2:04am — No Comments

Huge discount on cedar nut oil

Dear friends,

Celebrate this Autumn with upto 35 % discount on all cedar nuts (https://ecominded.net/cedar-nuts) and cold pressed cedar nut oils (https://ecominded.net/cedar-nut-oils) naturally made on wooden…

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on October 22, 2019 at 10:40pm — No Comments

Permaculture in Action

Permaculture in Action. Any Off-Grid or sustainable homestead starts by having your own affordable solar passive home which is quick and easy to construct with build-in rain water harvesting, storage & filtration as well as grey water recycling eco tech

To meet this primary need my friend Alosha created an abundance of water and bio dome home online masterclasses:…

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on October 19, 2019 at 12:51am — No Comments

Russian traditional outfits

My dear friends, let us present a new collection of beautiful outfits in traditional Russian style!

Made of eco-friendly natural materials, like flax and cotton, decorated with beautiful embroideries, knittwork and crochetwork they are true works of art!

For details and to place an order click on the link:…

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on August 28, 2019 at 12:12am — No Comments

Black - means healthy!

There are foods that we eat often, very often, rarely or not eat at all. Salt is the only exeption. Can we, humans do without salt? Probably we can, for some time. But immediately, the food becomes bland and tasteless, as well as life itself.

So, food without salt is tasteless, but with salt it is harmful. Is there a reasonable compromise? There is, and it was found by our ancestors. From ancient times in Russia the…

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on July 7, 2019 at 3:23am — No Comments

Russian Traditional Birch Bark Crafts

Birch bark handmade craft may be an original decoration, a practical storage for small things at home or an exclusive gift for your loved ones.

Birch bark contains fungicidal and antiseptic substances like betulin that help preserve bark artifacts - ideal for long storage of different drinks, as well as dry goods. Please read this article for more info about unique properties of birch bark:…

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Added by Yuri Smirnov on May 8, 2019 at 4:00am — No Comments


        

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