Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Farmers Looking for Love Sought by German Television Reality Show

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Farmers Looking for Love Sought by German Television Reality Show

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Farmers looking for love sought by German TV

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SASKATOON - If you're a single farmer of any age, either male or female, and speak passable German, there may be a reality TV show for you.

Makers of the popular 12-year-old Germany program "Bauer sucht Frau -- which roughly translates into "Farmer Wants a Wife" -- are hoping one of their dozen farmer contestants this year will come from Canada.

"It is really interesting for our audience to see how other farmers live their daily lives," producer Jennifer Bichler tells radio station CJWW. "Canada is interesting for us because we know about the beautiful landscapes."

The goal is matchmaking.

"We are trying to find women and men for our farmers here in Germany because it is not easy for a farmer to find someone," said Bichler.

The first step is a 60-minute phone or Skype interview with Bichler. …

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