Is the snow permenant? That is, will it last until it melts, or will it disappear the next day, leaving no trace of its existence? If it did disappear like that, the farmers would still be happy. Go to Comment
Elves are not actually aloof. They are actually extremely family-based and insular, and often intermarry inside their families, making them uncomfortable around those not of their family. Therefore, they shield themselves behind pretended aloofness and coldness until they are comfortable in others' company.