Fish market at Kolaportið in Reyjavik.

In the latest episode of The Food Programme from BBC Radio, Richard Johnson investigates the impact of the global economic crisis on food in Iceland. There's more interest in eating local food and growing food locally in order to save money on importing from other countries and increase self-sufficiency. In an interview with Johnson, a fisherman says, "We are eating more traditional foods like meat pudding, sheep heads...now people are all of a sudden making haggis again. This was almost forgotten about. This is cheap, good, and nutritious food." Other topics include the fishing industry, whaling, and greenhouses powered by natural heat.

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