Artemisia/Nedousa offers all of the traditional and local tastes with an exceptional quality because there the soil is of the best quality helping products and crops to grow. As in Alagonia residents are engaged in agriculture, livestock and logging mostly. In the area, mainly potatoes and secondarily olives, walnuts and other fruit trees are thriving. Besides potatoes of course locals produce a wide variety of vegetables, local products, oil and winery which you can’t ignore once you are there!
In Artemisia/Nedousa, similarly as throughout the prefecture of Messinia, you’ll find a rich traditional cuisine and plenty of pure and healthy native products. The main agricultural foods produced in Messinia are olives, grapes, raisins, figs, citrus and fruit and vegetables.
Some of the specialties of the local cuisine are salads, boiled goat, scrambled cod with garlic, roast pork, and sage-smoked sausages unique to their taste and quality.
Try even marvelous “diples”, “lalagia” and oil bagels. Don’t forget to shop the far-famed Kalamata olives, honey, that are of excellent quality, “pasteli”, “ouzo”, balsamic vinegar, “trachana”, noodles, herbs and organic products.