Slow Food Festival, Bijelo Polje, Montenegro

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International Slow Food Festival in Bijelo Polje, organized under the initiative of Slow food Montenegro-Bjelasica, Komovi and Prokletije, where local producers and artisans from the Western Balkans were invited.

“The diversity of the food is nothing but the diversity of culture and heritage of a country. And the Balkans keep a great scale of diversity not just throughout the countries but through the region themselves, showing up in thousands of colors, shapes and flavors, their rich and colorful spirit”, quote from the Travel Magazine-Balkans.

The mission of the Slow food Montenegro-Bjelasica, Komovi and Prokletije is faster development of the North of Montenegro and the encouragement of sustainable development, striving to preserve local food tradition and culture with protection of biodiversity and the environment.

This activity is supported by the project: “Promotion of Economic Diversification of Rural Areas in Southeast Europe (SEDRA II) in SEE- Value chain capacity building on agriculture and rural tourism to streamline rural employment opportunities” implemented in partnership by GIZ and SWG.