In 2011 the dacha gardens of Russia produced 40% of the nation's food.

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Publisher:  Natural Homes
Year Published:  2013  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX15385

While many in the world are completely dependent on large scale agriculture, the Russian people feed themselves. Their agricultural economy is small scale, predominantly organic and in the capable hands of the nation's people. It's not just a hobby but a massive contribution to Russia's agriculture.

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