The film, shot in one of the regions of the Non-Black Earth Region, awakens in the audience a love for peasant labor, for the beauty of Russian villages, calls for thought about what a peasant house should be like and how to live in it. Landscapes of different seasons of the Vologda, Kaluga, Ryazan regions. Central farmsteads of collective and state farms. Abandoned villages. Architecture, exterior and interior design of the village houses. ... Residents of rural settlements at work, at home. Personal plots of collective farmers. Villagers give interviews (synchronously). The Kukanov family from the village of Isaevo, Vologda Region, at home. A. A. Kukaeva bakes pies in a Russian oven. IP Kukayev with children works on the farm. House of the Kukayevs, built by their own hands.