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Local ingredients and diverse food traditions are highly regarded in Austurland. In the past few years, more farmers have started selling their own products directly from their farm. At the same time, more restaurants and cafés serve dishes with locally grown produce.

Geislar Gautavík - Open farm
The farm Geislar Gautavík has a variety of activities.  Geislar Gautavík - Open farm is a 20-25 minutes drive from Djúpivogur to the north Open every day 11-16. Groups can come outside of that time if agreed in advance. Entrance fee (does not apply to the store) Included: Approx. an hour-long guided tour of the breeding grounds, the breeding center and the animals. After that, people are free to enjoy everything else on offer. Adults: ISK 1,500 Children 6-17 years: 750 ISK. • Shop with your own handicrafts and a selection of snacks, e.g. from small scale food producers  • Industrial hemp and aquaponics: Indoor and outdoor cultivation and training centers. Guidance. • Zoo: Horses (not for riding), piglets, sheep and lambs, laying hens, ducks, trout and dogs. Guidance. • Golf: Homemade 7 hole, par 3, golf course. • Outdoor toys. • Homemade indoor sports area in the barn for children. • Ancient trading post: A walk to the antiquities. • River, beach and cove to enjoy and play in.
In Egilsstadir I is a coffee house and a small shop that sell their own product.
Móðir jörð
The Móðir Jörð products originate from the organic farm of Vallanes, in East Iceland.  Móðir Jörð is recognised for organic Icelandic products made from ingredients which have been grown under natural conditions in the pure and unpolluted climate of Iceland.
Vallanes Farm Guesthouse
We offer accommodation in the heart of our Móðir Jörð organic farm in Vallanes.  Flat or cottage accommodate 2-4 people with a double bed, kitchenette and private bathrooms with a shower.  The private and calm atmosphere in a beautiful environment. We offer local breakfast from the farm in a newly built café the Aspen House made entirely with wood from the farm.  Shop and restaurant with vegetarian cuisine, lunch and other meals are open from 9-18 daily in the summertime.

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Blöndubakki Blöndubakki 701 Egilsstaðir 895-8929
Icelandic craft Eik Miðhús 701 Egilsstaðir 471-1320