FARNET
Fisheries Areas Network

Gastronomy

  • Gdansk fish market 1

    Reviving the tradition of fish markets in Gdansk

    30/12/2016
    - Good Practice Short Story
    Three FLAGs from the Pomorskie region have helped create a new platform for fishermen to promote and sell their products by reviving the ancient tradition of the fish market, which had previously existed in Gdansk from 1343 until 1945. The market is open in August, at the height of the tourist season. Fishermen and fishmongers make their way to the market area in the centre of Gdansk’s old town in traditional fishing boats, wearing traditional costumes. Once on site, they organise a host of activities, including fish-tasting and fish-selling, culinary demonstrations and contests (filleting, rolling-up etc.), the showcasing of traditional net-mending and boat-making skills, as well as an open-air exhibition.
  • ITINERAMED: Mediterranean gastronomy

    29/12/2016
    - Cooperation Idea
    ITINERAMED would like to enlarge its project to other countries and other Mediterranean cities who have a true culinary tradition based on fish.
  • Finnish FLAG open to cooperation for inland fisheries projects

    21/11/2016
    - Cooperation Idea
    The Bothhian Sea and Lake Pyhäjärvi FLAG from the south of Finland is open to cooperation ideas. The FLAG has long-term experience in lake fisheries and in the development of fisheries with a strong link to water quality management.
  • Blue crab supports blue growth in northern Greece

    30/11/2015
    - Good Practice Short Story
    In Chalastra, Greece, the local FLAG has helped two budding entrepreneurs to establish a successful seafood conditioning and processing business, specialising in live blue crab.