Laufás old farm institution
On the Green Map:
Here you can see all cultural sites in Iceland. These contribute to the country's environment and sense of place in many important ways. Noninstitutional resources, monuments and places, even temporary events may be included.
Traditional Way of Life
May be indigenous, pioneer or migrated peoples' traditions. Might not be assimilated into prevailing culture. May be resources for learning about or visiting people living in traditional, more selfsufficient ways.
Grasþök eru aftur að verða algengari í mörgum löndum. Bæði á háhýsum og sveitabýlum eða frístundahúsum. Á Íslandi er sterk hefð fyrir grasþökum enda hluti af byggingarhefð torfbæjanna. Grasþök eru umhverfisvæn m.a. að því leyti að þau kæla og hreinsa loftið, eru ágætis eldvörn í húsum og endurvinna regnvatn. Grasþök í borgum auka lífsgæði og yndisauka á mölinni.
Traditional Icelandic houses made of turf, grass and rocks and reconstructions based on archaeo- logical research.
Food is grown locally and processed locally. If processed it is either sold locally or domestically. Not neccesarily organic.
Edifice, institution, monument or unmarked historical area with special significance to the urban environment, the nation or sense of place.
Certifications. Labels and Awards:
Local Food of Eyjafjörður
Local food of Eyjafjörður is an organisation that seeks to promote the local cuisine of Eyjafjörður in general. The project is based on the idea of Slow Food, and originates in the collaboration of people working within the food, catering and tourism industries of Eyjafjörður. The label, while not a certificate as such, identifies local products and services of the people involved with the project.