Middle Dnieper region. Kholodny Yar

Kholodny Yar – is a legendary tract, a relict forest massif in Cherkasy region, with unique historical and nature significance.

High wooded mountains with steep slopes, deep mysterious beams, in which it is cool even in the middle of hot summer, fabulous meadows, ancient caves, springs and lakes… And the special energy of this place, which is felt almost on a physical level, is already a legend.

 

 

They say that this place was once hit by a meteorite, which formed here, in the middle of the steppe, almost a mountainous landscape and created unique faults of the earth's crust with powerful energy flows. No wonder Kholodny Yar is considered to be the one of the most important "places of power" in Ukraine

The rich history of this region deserves special attention. Scythian mounds and settlements, medieval underground churches and monasteries, Cossack and Haydamaky lands. The names of such prominent Ukrainians as Bohdan Khmelnytsky, Maksym Zaliznyak, Taras Shevchenko, Vasyl Chuchupaka, and many others are associated with these places…

 

Without exaggeration, it is here that the will of Ukraine has been forged for many centuries!

 

And, of course, Kholodny Yar is just an incredible honey terroir! The rich and pure nature of this region, its unique microclimate and a large number of unique wild honey plants make Kholodny Yar honey one of the most original in Ukraine.

The Honey Brothers are represented in Kholodny Yar by the family of Serhiy Zaruba, a beekeeper with 15 years of experience, who shares the values of a real natural product and who works at the apiary which has about 60 bee families.

Serhiy and his family are eco-settlers in the village of Melnyky of Chyhyryn district, in the heart of Kholodny Yar. Needless to say, for a person who has left the city and chosen to live close to nature, the naturalness of honey is not even a requirement of time, but a norm of ethics and morality.

If you are interested in discovering this unique place called Kholodny Yar, taking a tourist route through the places of Haydamaky glory, breathing the fresh air of oak forests, feeling the true Cossack spirit, visiting the family church of Bohdan Khmelnytsky in the village of Subotiv, living eco-life for a few days - Honey Brothers and friends cordially invite you to Kholodny Yar!

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