Cook your lunch from locally sourced ingredients. Choose a work of art by a local artist as a souvenir. In the center of Preddvor, local farmers, growers and artists occasionally offer their produce and products on the stands of our Farmer's Market. However, their offers are available at all times in their farms, workshops and studios. Just call them early so they can check their supplies in a timely manner and be available when you visit.
To make the beautiful memories of Preddvor last longer, we have most of the products of our local artists on the shelves of the souvenir shop: beehive extensions, homemade honey and other bee delicacies, handmade jewelry and a number of other products that will remind you to visit beautiful Preddvor again.
Several generations of the Kokl family have expanded classic beekeeping and the sale of all types of honey and other bee products to beekeeping tourism. They also offer professional group visits, a visit to the beekeeping museum, tastings of honey and bee products, science days for kindergartens and schools and beekeeping workshops.
Okršlar beekeeping joins the rich grazing area on the edge of the forests below St. Jakob with the grazing area in the forests of Jelovica and Logaška plateau to offer forest, flower, acacia and linden honey, along with fresh and dried pollen, beeswax, and occasionally propolis.
Beekeeping has been a way of life for the Zadnikar family for more than a decade. In addition to beehives on the home meadow, they also have a mobile unit with which they move to Goriška Brda and other Slovenian places with pristine nature. They offer flower, forest, chestnut, linden, acacia and spruce honey along with pollen, wax and propolis.
Cultivation of industrial hemp has been the basis of this micro-farm for ten years. The entire process from sowing and harvesting to drying in the home barn is done manually and completely organically. Their offer includes a high-quality hemp resin that strengthens the immune system, has a beneficial effect on the body and many other positive effects on overall health.
The farm is focused on milk production with a range of dairy products: raw milk, cottage cheese, liquid yogurt, sour cream, various types of barbecue cheese, butter and also a cottage cheese and yogurt without fat and lactose. Occasionally they offer domestic beef and veal meat as well as beef hot dogs.
The farm is located in the center of Preddvor and offers excellent free-range chicken eggs, which visitors can use from the egg machine. Their hens live in a luxurious hotel along a field path towards the village of Breg ob Kokri. Grilled meat lovers are also thrilled by the farm's offer of lamb.
The main activity of the farm is animal-friendly, free-range cattle breeding, which means that their animals move freely on domestic pastures during the warmer months. Visitors can take milk at the milk machine. They also offer dairy products, eggs from stable-raised hens, home-made hot dogs and dry beef salami.
The fields, meadows and forests of this family farm have been the main and only source of livelihood for many generations. Their primary activities are livestock farming and agriculture. Visitors to their farm can fill their cellars, pantries and refrigerators with potatoes, garlic and onions.
The young family switched from the classical livestock industry of their ancestors to the production and processing of cereals. Their offer includes wheat, wholemeal and cornmeal, millet and buckwheat porridge, and they produce flour of all kinds in their home mill: buckwheat, bread, whole wheat, black, rye and corn.
The farm has had the status of an organic farm for more than a decade and is located just below St. Lovrenc. Visitors are entertained by three donkeys in the meadow next to the farm. The farm mainly engages in animal rearing and sheep herding, and they offer organic hen eggs for sale.
Family florist with the offer of cut flowers, which are nicely arranged in bouquets for all kinds of occasions. On holidays and special occasions, they also have their stand in the center of Preddvor with flower arrangements. They have nice gifts in their offer; from vases to works of art by various artists.
The florist prepares all kinds of flower arrangements, from wedding and chest bouquets to arranged cut flowers for all kinds of occasions. They also offer a wide selection of pots and a gift program. They are extremely imaginative and original in arranging spaces for all kinds of events and wedding cars.
Unique, handmade felt slippers are made from a completely natural material, advanced combed sheep wool. Sheep wool is an excellent natural insulator, as it maintains body temperature, allows breathing and absorbs excess moisture. Mehke šape slippers are therefore pleasant to the touch, soft, comfortable, warm and embellished with lovely decorative elements.
A painter who has so far created more than ten thousand paintings on all types of painting backgrounds with his painting talent. He painted hundreds of portraits and enriched a number of public and private buildings with frescoes. He has had more than fifty solo exhibitions, participated in numerous domestic and foreign group exhibitions, and has led drawing workshops at home and abroad.
Home-made and artistic handicraft products with a certificate, accompanied by the expert commission with the words: top-notch paintings are a welcome quality surprise in this type of handicraft activity in Slovenia. The artist's favorite areas are painting beehive extensions, frescoes and wooden chests. Most products are made to order.