Only a small part of the population are living on various raw plant based raw diets. But it appears that this is getting more common. The reasons may vary but may include health, environmental, justice, ethical, simplicity and practical reasons.
Aims and objectives:
• Be a meeting point for people who live this lifestyle and people who want to try it out.
• Be a network/part of a network, a source of information, knowledge and inspiration.
• Point out the possibility for better health and life quality through a diet high in fresh fruit and vegetables. We know by experience and science that this diet prevents disease and produce health.
• Promote sustainability and transition to a society with a healthy production of organic local foods.
• Have fun and eat delicate food!
Definition of some of the concepts:
• Raw Food: Food not heated above 42 C. May be fresh or dried.
• Living Food: Concept with sprouts, wheatgrass juice, vegetables, mixed soups, fermented foods, fruit and seaweed.
• Fresh Food: Food consisting mainly of fresh fruit and vegetables.
• Råkost:/Rohkost: Old term used in
• 80/10/10, (low fat raw vegan) a diet of mainly fresh fruit and vegetables where about 80 % of the calories comes from carbohydrates, 10 % from fat and 10 % from protein.
Most people who live on above diets don’t eat meat. Some eat eggs and dairy but the vegan diet appears to dominate. At the festival all foods are plant based and consisting of vegetables, sprouts, greens, herbs, fruit, berries, nuts, seeds, seaweed and maybe mushrooms. The food will be mainly or totally organically produced.