Locals living around the ancient site of Ani still make cheese in the traditional way, in a sheepskin bag. Kars Province, Turkey.
Farmers harvest honey in the fields around the ancient ruins of Ani. They will intentionally harvest honey at different altitudes because it tastes different. They frequently move their beehives to have the bees pollenate different flowers. The beekeepers live in tents and live a semi-nomadic lifestyle, frequently moving their beehives to different fields.
A local family expands their home in a village near the main ruins of Ani. Locals still use materials found in the area to construct their buildings.