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EAT M a/e D Lolland-Falster

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Raw materials, food and meals have shaped our everyday lives and identities since the dawn of time.

Good growing conditions and the strategic location in the middle of the Baltic Sea have historically made Lolland-Falster Denmark's rich pantry.

Food culture is constantly evolving and varies from place to place. At the same time, food has always been a unifying focal point - a breeding ground for active participation!

With SPIS M a/e D Lolland-Falster, 'from farm to table' is not just a well thought-out phrase, but an active way of working and an expression of an authenticity and closeness that we as a society are increasingly looking for.

Ulla Schaltz, Director,

Museum Lolland-Falster

SPIS M a/e D Lolland-Falster is implemented by Museum Lolland-Falster in an interdisciplinary collaboration with BROOM from the metropolitan area.

SPIS M a/e D is supported by Nordea-fonden, which has a non-profit purpose.

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ABOUT EAT M a/e D Lolland-Falster

SPIS M a/e D is based on food's ability to bring together, support and strengthen common attachment, cohesion and pride, based on Lolland-Falster's rich food culture.

With SPIS M a/e D, Museum Lolland-Falster and the food development company KOST will support local food ventures and add a historical dimension through interdisciplinary documentation of the islands' historical pioneering role in food and food contexts.

The collaboration between Museum Lolland-Falster and KOST forms the basis for further developing and strengthening a closer connection and exchange between rural and capital.

Not only to ensure increased visibility, but also with a focus on lifting SPIS M a/e D results in the interdisciplinary collaboration, so that they become visible, lasting and alive both on Lolland-Falster and outside the islands.

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Scholarship distribution

During the project, SPIS M a/e D will appoint and support local SPIS M a/e D ambassadors as well as support scholarship projects performed by local actors.

Such initiatives must help to root out the project locally.


SPIS M a/e D's target groups are children and young people in the 10-25 age group, families and local food players.

Common to the target groups is that a better knowledge of the potentials of the local food culture is a key to taking active ownership of the local development. The desire to be part of a larger community and be proud of the potential of its local area is the driving force for active participation in the project.

SPIS M a/e D works across generations and professions and offers the opportunity to get to know the local nature through a renewed knowledge of old knowledge about nature as a pantry.


EAT M a/e D's vision

• to establish and develop the local food culture on Lolland and Falster as part of the local general education

• to strengthen pride in and ownership of the development of the local area and the potential of the local community through the understanding of local food culture

• to create added value based on the food, the history, the community and the positive narrative contained in the food culture and its constant development

• to focus on local nature and geography as a historical and contemporary backdrop for local raw materials and thereby make visible and increase the synergy between country and city

• to draw attention to increased sustainability and responsible consumption, cf. the UN's world goals, through a focus on region-specific and locally produced raw materials and construction
and community development

• to involve external actors to ensure interdisciplinarity in the collaboration on food and raw materials as a historical theme for the museum - together we stand stronger!

Delicious food on the plate

We will learn...

From the start of the project, Museum Lolland-Falster asked the SPIS M a/e D Center for Culture Evaluation (CKE) at Aarhus University to follow the project through all three years and carry out a final evaluation.

The preliminary evaluation results were presented and discussed at Eat Ma/eD's conference in March 2023, so that the experience gained can be brought into play in similar projects in other local areas around Denmark.

CKE has been responsible for both evaluation design, data collection, analysis and reporting. The final evaluation report is already available here .

This also means that you as guests, actors, school students and teachers are involved when we invite you to activities and experiences in SPIS M a/e D Lolland-Falster.

We hand out questionnaires and ask questions. And we know that it can sometimes be a little tiring to have to answer questions when you are in full swing with something fun or cozy - but we still hope that it is received positively. 

We want to get better - and there we need you, your answers and your input!

Thanks in advance.


Note: Danish only