Letter From Poland: actual Sept 1st 2007

Good morning all!

I have just returned from Podlaskie’s ‘land of lakes’ where a considerable upheavel is going on in the farming communities that stretch across this large northern most Polish Province.

Here the farms are much bigger than Malpolska’s typical 7 hectare strip-farmed small holdings I reported on last month. In Podlaskie, the farmhouse and outbuildings form the centre of the farm, surrounded by fields rising and dipping amongst the rolling hills and tranquil lakes.

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