Plateau Stories

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On new old paths: Farmer Simone Neuner

At the entrance to the Gaistal valley, the Wirtseppelerhof is nestled in the idyllic landscape. The charisma of the farm has a magical attraction. A few years ago, Simone and Matthias Neuner never dreamed that they would once run the farm like this. Today, Simone ...
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True Locals: Farmer Thomas Nairz and the Almabtrieb

Every year the Almabtrieb is a special event for the region’s cowherds and farmers. The cows return to the valley after a summer spent up in the mountains. Traditionally this is celebrated by the Almabtrieb. Farmer Thomas Nairz from the Lippenhof in Leutasch is always ...
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True Locals: Johanna Krug and her herb garden

Johanna Krug has her little paradise right on her doorstep: Her herb garden. On 700 square meters she has made her own dream come true. A huge variety of colourful and fragrant plants blossoms in her garden at the Josl Hof in Unterleutasch – even ...
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True Locals: Christine Ackermann and the Scharnitzer Alm

A mountain hut where it seems that time has stood still: that’s the Scharnitzer Alm. Anyone who visits will feel like they are going back to the roots – as well as finding great snacks. Host Christine and shepherd Roland saved the rustic alm from ...
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True Locals: The Heis Family

It all began with a single rooster that Tamara and Mathias Heis received as a wedding gift. These days around 4,000 chickens live on their family-run organic farm in Leutasch. An animal success story about a paradise for hens, organic eggs, hard work, family togetherness ...
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The Bee-King: Beekeeper Kurt Kriegl

Kurt Kriegl’s life really is ‘sweet’ when it comes to his hobby – he is a beekeeper and looks after up to 1,000,000 bees and the environment with great enthusiasm. This is a hobby where the rewards are happiness and satisfaction, as well as some ...

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