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Greetings. Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries 2013 Seminar Calendar is up! Join us in Crete, Greece for a wide range of programs celebrating our cultural and natural heritage - including visits to archaeological sites, organic wineries and olive oil factories and tranquil villages. www.cookingincrete.com/…

Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries, October 2022 Program, Outdoor Adventures and Gastronomy

Pyrgos-Farm2 Organic Farm and Hike

Greetings from Crete, Greece! We had a great summer in Crete. We're finally back to organizing academic study tours and open programs. Our visitors learned a lot and had a great time! I will be speaking at the International Workshop on Agritourism on August 30, 2022.Our documentary is in post-production now, with our new editor in Athens. We hope t...

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Crete, Greece: Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries Educational Network, 5-Day Seminars on Biodiversity and Gastronomy

Crete, Greece: Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries Educational Network, 5-Day Seminars on Biodiversity and Gastronomy. Dates: May 2-7, 2022 or September 12-17, 2022 An experiential learning program with expert presentations at historic sites, nature reserves, and visits with award-winning organic farmers, olive oil producers and vintners. Discover the com...

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Crete, Greece: CCS 5-Day Seminars on Biodiversity and Gastronomy, Autumn 2021

Botany-1 Botanical Hike

Crete, Greece: Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries Educational Network 5-Day Seminars on Biodiversity and Gastronomy. Dates: September 20-25 and October 11-16, 2021. An experiential learning program with expert presentations at historic sites, nature reserves, and visits with award-winning organic farmers, olive oil producers and vintners. Discover t...

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Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries featured in Agroecology Europe

Greetings from Crete,Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries featured in Agroecology Europe Spring Newsletter. It's great to see so many innovative projects by colleagues. https://www.agroecology-europe.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Spring-Newsletter-May-2021.pdfAll the best,Nikki RoseFounder-Director, Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries Educational NetworkProducer-Director, Heritage Protectors DocumentaryCrete, GreeceCookingincrete.com

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Soup and Talk 2021 Event, with presentation by Nikki Rose of CCS

Soup and Talk 2021 Event, with presentation by Nikki Rose of CCS

I am honored and excited to participate in the 16 January Soup and Talk event! I'll be sharing information about our work here in Crete, Greece about ways to collaborate with organic farmers on action programs to increase awareness of their crucial work that benefits all of us and our planet. Register and join us!

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Our Heritage Protectors Documentary Funding Campaign Launched

Greetings from Crete, Greece! We are in production of our documentary, Heritage Protectors, where we meet with organic farmers, agroecologists, botanists, archaeologists, and toxicologists to share crucial information about agricultural practices today and initiatives to create more resilient communities, including community-based sustainable ...

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Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries featured in IFOAM Organics Europe

Greetings, Our project is highlighted in the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements - IFOAM Organic Europe's "Leading by Example" Initiative! We are honored to participate in this important initiative and to share information from our fields in Crete, Greece. https://euorganic2030.bio/initiatives/improve-inspire-deliver/  

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Heritage Protectors from Crete, Greece: Documentary Trailer by Nikki Rose

Greetings from Crete, Greece! We are very excited to share the trailer of our upcoming documentary, Heritage Protectors! Stories from people in Crete, Greece, striving to protect their cultural, natural and agricultural heritage, which is all at risk. Local messengers on global challenges. Producer-Director, Nikki RoseFounder of the award-winning Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries Educational NetworkCookinginCrete.com #IGrowYourFood September 25 is a global action day celebrating the men and women who grow our food sustainably.    

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Report by Nikki Rose: Crete Needs to Restore its Gastronomic Heritage

Cooking in Eastern Crete CCS Documentary in Progress

From the Destination Stewardship Report, e-newsletter is a collaboration between the Destination Stewardship Center and Global Sustainable Tourism Council, and in time maybe others.  Crete Needs to Restore its Gastronomic Heritage Culinary expert Nikki Rose says Crete has wandered far from its roots as the "Garden of Greece," losing traditiona...

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Opportunities to Link Community-Based Sustainable Tourism to Organic Farming Organizations

BIOFACH - The World's Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food, Nuremberg 12-15 February 2020. This is a great example to consider that community-based sustainable tourism can play a major role in collaboration. Connecting these two industries is key, as we @Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries have done for over 20 years. Pristine environments can also be protected by organic farming communities nearby. Eco-Tourists will appreciate that while enjoying real, safe food and waterways. https://www.biofach.de/en/news/press-releases/congress-organic-delivers-afbj2txytj_pireport          

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