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/…

Nikki Rose in TV Series - cuisine and ecotourism in Crete, Greece

Greetings, On the air now from Washington DC, a 2-part public TV program with guest chef-instructor and ecotourism director, Nikki Rose from Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries Network. Discussion about Crete's culture, cuisine and Responsible Travel initiatives. Part 1: https://youtu.be/hoP6bTUqBBo Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ff-r5-2pAF4  

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IUCN Mediterranean Experience of Ecotourism test tours

IUCN Mediterranean Experience of Ecotourism test tours

It was a great pleasure to participate in the IUCN Mediterranean Experience of Ecotourism – MEET test tours in Karpathos, Greece. I wish them all the best on their important initiatives to celebrate and help protect our cultural and natural heritage. http://famtrips.meetnetwork.org/portfolio-items/the-untouched-heart-of-the-greek-islands-2/  

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Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries, Top Reviews on Tourism Concern's Ethical Travel Guide

Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries on the Top Reviews of Tourism Concern's Ethical Travel Guide. http://tourismconcern.org.uk/cretes-culinary-sanctuaries-network/

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Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries 2016 Study Tours

Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries 2016 Study Tours

Our Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries Network is excited to welcome faculty and students from Utah State University on their May 2016 Study Tour to Crete! Utah State University Study Abroad to Crete, Greece Program And our fantastic annual Study Abroad program for faculty and students from University of Missouri! University of Missouri Study Abroad Program in Greece  

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New Release The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Food and Gastronomy

New Release  The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Food and Gastronomy

New Release The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Food and Gastronomy Edited by Philip Sloan, Willy Legrand, and Clare Hindley Preface by Roberto Flore, Nordic Food Lab, Copenhagen, Denmark http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415702553/ The issues surrounding the provision, preparation and development of food products are fundamental to every human being on the planet. Given the scarcity of agricultural land, environmental pollution, climate change and the exponential growth of the world’s population where starvation and obesity are both widespread it is little wonder that exploring the frontiers of food is now a major focus for researchers and practitioners.   Based on a multi-disciplinary approach, the handbook provides a systematic guide to the current state of knowledge on sustainable food. 75 expert contributors from around the globe provide results of recent research or discuss industry practices in 40 articles. The handbook begins by examining the anthropology of food and in particular analysing consumer food decisions and the...

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Highlights of Nikki Rose/Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries Study Tour in Crete, Greece

Highlights of Nikki Rose/Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries Study Tour in Crete, Greece

Greetings from Crete, Slideshow highlights of one of our annual Accredited Study Tours for teachers and students from University of Missouri. CCS Photos on Flickr

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Mediterranean Immersion Workshop in Crete, Greece, June 15-21, 2015

Mediterranean Immersion Workshop in Crete, Greece, June 15-21, 2015

Mediterranean Immersion Workshop in Crete, GreeceJune 15 – 21, 2015Continuing Education for Food, Nutrition & Health ProfessionalsFocus: Mediterranean Lifestyle for Optimal Health A 7-Day focused immersion into the Mediterranean Diet and lifestyle designed to provide an overview of the culture, nature and cuisine of Crete. Emphasis is on cuisine in helping to maintain optimal health; food as medicine and developing strategies to implement the Mediterranean lifestyle when returning home. Join us for an informative and exciting workshop on the magnificent isle of Crete, the center of the Mediterranean Diet. Our base is in a region where olive oil and wine has been produced for over four thousand years. This historic region is bustling with small-scale agricultural production in communities striving to sustain cherished traditions. We’ll visit resident specialists at their “field offices.” Classes include private guided tours of archaeological sites, natural parks/botanical hikes, organic farms, markets, olive oil factories and wineries; presentations by...

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Workshop in Crete, Greece May 12-20, 2014 for Professional Researchers

Workshop in Crete, Greece May 12-20, 2014 for Professional Researchers

  Workshop in Crete, Greece May 12 - 20, 2014   Lessons from the Mediterranean: Applying Yesterday's Wisdom to Tomorrow's Table Continuing Education for Food, Nutrition & Health Professionals. A 7-day workshop-experiential learning program. Organized by Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries Eco-Agritourism Network and Field to Plate. CPEs: RD/DTR: 49; American Culinary Federation CEHs: 35 http://www.fieldtoplate.com/2014-crete.php    

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Interview on Overbooked - new book covering the tourism industry

Interview on NPR - National Public Radio in the USA on the new book by Elizabeth Becker entitled "Overbooked" covering the tourism industry   I look forward to more conversations on this crucial issue. And also conversations with the many people already working on solutions.   http://www.npr.org/2013/04/29/179829147/tourism-today-trample-disrupt-and-destroy

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Study Abroad in Greece: The Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle, May 2013

Study Abroad in Greece: The Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle, May 2013

University of Missouri and Crete’s Culinary Sanctuaries Study Abroad in Greece: The Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle 10-Day Accredited Program May 20 – June 1, 2013 A comprehensive experiential learning program designed to provide an overview of the culture, nature and cuisine of Crete. This program is designed for teachers, students and professional researchers of nutrition, cuisine, sustainable living, tourism, and agricultural practices. Explore Crete's cultural and natural treasures with resident specialists. Experiences include private guided tours of archaeological sites, organic farms, natural parks/botanical hikes, food markets, olive oil factories, wineries, as well as demonstrations by artisan food producers, and food preparation classes. Presentations are exclusive to our small group of 20 attendees. This course will be held in several regions of Crete and in Athens on the final day of the program. Learning opportunities will be provided by Chef-Author Nikki Rose, Founder of Crete’s Culinary Sanctuaries and her network of over...

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