Greece economic crisis pushes city dwellers to countryside
2 May 2012 Last updated at 06:16 BST
The long-lasting economic crisis in Greece is forcing people like Dimitrios Psiomiadis to abandon cities in favour of the countryside.
The electrician and his family swapped Thessaloniki for a plot of land in the small village his family is originally from.
According to a survey by the Greek Agriculture Ministry, almost 70% of Athens and Thessaloniki residents are considering the idea.
Eric Camara reports.