Only in Poland can you find a living culture of delicious peasant foods and small scale ecological farming.

 

Dates:

If you have a group you can choose your own dates for this trip – and we will confirm whether these are suitable. We will give a 10% discount for any group of 6 or more people

Programme

1st day arrival, accommodation and experience the traditional polish farm.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. lunch on the farm (traditional farmhouse foods)
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. visit working farm in the area
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. workshop: ‘Traditional butter and white cheese making’
7:00 p.m – 8:00 p.m. dinner on the farm (traditional farmhouse foods) with directors of ICPPC (Jadwiga Łopata and Julian Rose)

2nd day – in the ECOCENTRE of ICPPC
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. breakfast
9:30 a.m – 10:00 a.m. walking to the ECOCENTRE ICPPC
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. visiting the ECOCENTRE ICPPC with guide
11:00 a.m – 0:30 p.m lectures ‘ICPPC’s history and present activities’ and ‘A Culture of the Land’ Jadwiga Łopata and Julian Rose – ICPPC’s directors
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. lunch (Polish farmhouse foods) and a tour around traditional village
3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. workshop ‘Traditional sour cabbage making’
7:00 p.m – 8:00 p.m. supper (traditional farmhouse foods)
8:00 p.m. – open fire

3rd day – on an organic farm
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. breakfast and trip to the organic farm
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. visiting the farm
1:00 p.m – 2:30 luch on the farm (organic)
2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. workshops – ‘Traditional way of using herbs’ and ‘Bread making’
7:00 p.m – 8:00 p.m supper on the farm (organic)

4th day – on a traditional organic farm
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. breakfast and trip to farm
10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. visiting farm and workshop ‘Using working horses on the farm’
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. lunch on the farm (traditional organic)
3:00 p.m – 7:00 p.m ‘Traditional cooking and baking’
7:00 p.m – 8:30 p.m supper at the farm (traditional organic)

5th day – on typical mountain farm
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. breakfast and trip to farm
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m workshops ‘Juice and jam making’
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. lunch (traditional farmhouse foods)
2:30 p.m – 6:30 p.m. sight seeing by hourse cart around village and visiting open air museum.
7:00 p.m – 9:00 p.m Ceremonial supper at the farm

6th day – trip to Kraków
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. breakfast and a trip to Krakow
10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. visiting old town of Krakow
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. lunch in the restaurant PEASANT FOODS
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. meeting with representatives of Slow Food Poland
7:00 p.m. back to the countryside and supper (traditional farmhouse foods).

Alternative: all day climbing to Babia Gora, Queen of Beskidy mountains (1725 m above sea level).

7th day
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. breakfast and departure

The total price price based on min. 6 persons is 1800 PLN per person. The price includes: costs of accomodation, three meals, lectures in English, workshops, English speaking general guide and local travel costs. The price does NOT include international travel costs and transport from and to the airport (or train station) in Krakow (or other cities). We can arrange transport from or to Krakow airport to be paid in cash (200 PLN one way).

Please contact us if you are interested in this program: biuro@icppc.pl

Accommodation in Potoczek www.potoczek.pl (you are welcome to come earlier and stay longer). There is also the possibility of delicious meals.

See photos from workshops