Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Last Resort

Commercial Venture To Melt Your Heart

Cash-strapped Alpine farmers are raking in a fortune harvesting snow and selling it to desperate ski slopes. Despite a freezing winter, snowfall levels at lower altitudes are down and Austrian resorts have had to buy in trailerloads from higher up the mountains.

FOOTNOTE: Freeze a crowd.

3 comments:

jinksy said...

Almost as good as selling fridges to Esquimaux...

Artist Unplugged said...

Wow, we should sell rain.

Tootie said...

I have never heard of doing this before. I guess you could say they have a good head for business. :-)