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Taste the Westfjords - Local food
“Taste the Westfjords“ is a regional development project in Food Tourism. The aim is to promote and increase the visibility of Westfjords‘ top quality food. The purpose of the project is to foster and build up a progressive cooperation amongst Westfjords‘ companies, food producers, restaurants, shops and tourism agents. Innovation is encouraged and special emphasis is put on product development, motivating new techniques in the production, processing and cooking practices of Westfjords local ingredient and related services.
Straight from the farm
Straight from the farm is a project that deals with enabling farmers to sell their own produce straight from the farm. The aim of the project was to develop a mark and supply farmers with the neccesary information to take the first steps to direct-sale of their products. Also to inform the general public and the farmers through the projects website. The founders of the project were; Hólar University College, Living Agriculture, Farmers Travel Services, The Agricultural University of Iceland, The Farmers Association of Iceland and Innovation Centre Iceland.
The organisation ´Straight from the farm - Association of local producers' (Beint frá býli - félag heimavinnsluaðila) was foundet early in the year 2008.