Trachselwald is similar in agriculture to local area

Authored by Jim Langham on Feb 28, 2011

When Swiss advisor Hans Moser suggested to Berne Mayor John Minch that the local community might consider bonding with Trachselwald, Switzerland as a sister city, Minch didn't flinch once.
When Minch and several other representatives passed through Trachselwald on a Swiss trip a couple of years ago, they were immediately reminded of the local area for many reasons, but especially because of the agriculture surrounding that quaint community, which is about the size of Geneva in Adams County.
"It has a population of about 1,000 but it is spread out more than the towns are here," said Minch. "It is a lovely area, a beautiful, beautiful area.
"The farming area surrounding Tr...

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