The fire devoured the grain mill, called Windlust (freely translated as Appetite for wind), in minutes.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill For a small country such as the Netherlands to be the worlds leading supplier of seed potatoes is, pardon the pun, no small potatoes.
According to Dutch broadcaster NOS, the famous windmills are trying to cope with a budget shortfall of 900,000.Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill AMSTERDAM - Many foreigners visiting the Netherlands go home with the impression that the Dutch love their bicycles, perhaps the way Americans are passionate about cars. Are they aware of an ongoing battle by Dutch cities to control the "blight" of abandoned, wrecked and inappropriately parked bicycles, which litter city centres and bicycle parking lots at railway stations everywhere across the country?Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill MADISON/STEENDEREN - The recent World Champion Cheese Contest produced a shock winner in its annual search for the best cheese in the world.Then they tell you, did you try the United States and Canada yet?So you book passage on an ocean liner to find customers abroad, including some Dutch immigrants.
The Dutch grow a high quality product, thanks to good climate conditions, suitable soil, strict and high quality inspection standards, backed cultivation expertise and university-level research as well as a comprehensive industry and export system.