People generally envy welfare problems, but they are still a problem for those affected. The Harvest Festival at the Emscherquellhof is a huge success, but it pushes the farm and the participants to the limits of their potential. Site manager Jutta and Wentz are “completely satisfied” with the rush of visitors to the harvest festival. Its summary was “It was a huge success”.
This is indisputable. In the best of weather, many pedestrians, cyclists and motorists gathered in the yard. But the latter in particular overloaded the limited parking facilities on site. So much so that the police had to order the system, Wapnitz asserts. At the same time, the rush to the stands and shows was so great that long lines sometimes formed and supplies were running low.
Jutta Wabnitz and her team want to work on these adjustments over the winter. “I’m going to take a lot with me for next year,” she explains. “We have to start counting larger amounts from the beginning.” In order to deal with the rush of cars, a shuttle bus for events is being considered. Of course, these considerations are not yet ready for judgment. But there is still plenty of time before the next big event to get these welfare issues under control.