Day from a child´s perspective

We were on a trip to Fiskars. They had a Slow Food festival there. It was held in an old but renovated barn. We spent afternoon there looking around and tasting foods. We kept our eye especially on activities and eating possibilities for children. We wanted to know if families and all aged children enjoyed…

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Visitor’s experience

Saturday 5.10. we took a trip to the Fiskars Slow Food Festival. Slow Food is good, fair and clean food, produced with the idea of sustainable and quality food. The festival had 73 different producers and organizations presenting and selling their products. The event also featured speakers on different topics as well as tastings on…

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Group Meatlovers at Fiskars Festival

It was October 5th when we left from Jyväskylä early in the morning, around 7am. The bus ride to Fiskars Slow Food Festival was long but around 11am we finally arrived. The weather was chilly yet sunny, but the atmosphere in the festival was really warm and welcoming. Everyone was eager to see and hear…

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Kids’ Festival

Natural pigments The pigment that you see in the picture is made from vegetables or fruits. Those are natural pigments, so if children draw with those, the pigments won’t be harmful. So parents can rest assured that their child use those pigments. We also saw a lot of beautiful paintings from the children who joined…

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Tasting and Doing the Slow

This is the 9th Slow Food Festival. The autumn had painted the trees in Fiskars, and over 60 producers were all there together for us. We didn’t buy much, but the little spoons and tooth picks gave us a peak into food that is good for us, for those who grew it, and for the…

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