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Locals was invited for the coffee in the garden

The annual meeting was this year on the island Samsø. Ingrid, Lila and others had planned a wonderfull week-end. We have a tradition for visiting a lot of interesting places during our annual meetings.

Brian Krause has a post in danish on the meeting.
I mostly post pictures.

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Annette Mørch tells us about her Dexter cattle and the sheeps. She run an ecologic farm

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Ingrid has a passion for tomatoes, here German Striped and Brandywine

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Ingrid presents the museumgarden she tends

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I was surprised to find Virginia tobacco and hemp in the museum garden – it’s a hemp for rope, no use trying to smoke it! Both are old culture plants on Samsø island

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Homestead Fredensdal is part of Samsø Ecomuseum

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“Den jydske hest” called Herkules is an old danish breed

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Fredensdal is one of a very few places to meet the old danish breed “sortbroget dansk landrace svin”. Wonderfull pet pigs

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Gute sheeps are the most important employees in the islands department for environment

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The sheeps takes care of a beautiful landscape

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Both ducks and people live in cosy houses in village Nordby, who would guess they have a solar heat plant?

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Nordby’s solar heat plant

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After a long week-end with long walks, legs had grown somewhat long. Nice to spend hours on the ferry home remembering the good time