Promoting traditional food products in Mazovia region, Poland

A Polish NGO used EAFRD funding to promote local traditional foods from the Mazovia region through a culinary trail, a food contest and a series of educational courses.

Project summary: 

A Local Action Group for Poland’s Mazovia region was seeking to make the area more attractive to visitors and improve its economic development. The project focussed on developing and promoting local and traditional food produce, entrepreneurial activities, and furthering knowledge and skills in production techniques.  

A Polish NGO used the EAFRD funding to set up stands to promote traditional products at regional food fairs, to create a culinary trail including a film and a book, to set up a local food contest and conduct a series of educational courses.    

Project results: 

213 people took part in 23 training courses and workshops gaining new knowledge and skills.

The Culinary Trail of Mazovia was launched promoting local producers and increasing their visibility including a film and a book.

A culinary contest was created to give prizes to the best local and traditional products of Southern Mazovia.