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.…

Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries 2013 Seminar Update

Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries 2013 Seminar Update

Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries 2013 Seminar Update:   Our Study Away Program for Missouri State University is full. Registration is now closed.   There are a few spaces left for our accredited study tour for the University of Missouri and our fantastic open program covering Historic Food & Wine Routes of Crete from June 22-29, 2013. A rare and fantastic opportunity to explore Crete's magnificent countryside and historic sites with resident specialists; enjoy botanical hikes, visits to organic wineries and tranquil villages.     All the best, Nikki  

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Food for Thought Symposia: Cretan food and wine event

Food for Thought Symposia: Cretan food and wine event December 10, 6:30 pm, Baltimore, MD The Inn At The Black Olive, The Institute for Integrative Health and Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, introduce the Food for Thought Symposia: A return to the ancient Greek ritual of gathering to partake in good food, fine wine, and communal discourse which, when shared together, provide sustenance for intellectual and cultural growth. Internationally known advocate of Cretan food and lifestyle, Nikki Rose, will be autographing her book Crete: The Roots of the Mediterranean Diet.

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BBS News: Thessaloniki pulls in the crowds

  The angle for this BBC reportage is unclear to me -- How do fish markets, Greek coffee, cruise ship tourists and low budget carriers work together to manifest, “Many stories, one heart?” What makes their initiatives different from the same destructive dinosaur mass tourism? Expensive new posters? Meanwhile, Yiannis Boutaris, Mayor of Thessaloniki, in the May 2012 issue of National Geographic Traveler said, "I want Thessaloniki to be a model for sustainable tourism in Greece." We had high hopes....

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Vandana Shiva interview with George Stroumboulopoulos

  One of many great interviews with Vandana Shiva. March 9, 2012, George Stroumboulopoulos Last night on the show, George celebrated International Women's Day with physicist, food activist and thinker Vandana Shiva. She visited and discussed Navdanya, her program that promotes local and ecological food models. …here is the complete conversation with the world leader:

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Report from Study Tour Leader on Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries Program

  A wonderful report by Professor Liz Fakazis, who joined us in Crete for our accredited study tours with a fantastic group of students from the University of Wisconsin. Great fun!

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CCS Mentioned in National Geographic Traveler

  Tales from the Frontier, "Out of the Chaos" By Costas Christ, from the May 2012 issue Story on Greek Tourism

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Nikki Rose Presentation on Heritage Preservation Projects in Crete, Greece

San Francisco, California, April 5, 2012, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Presentation on cultural-culinary heritage preservation projects in Crete, Greece by Chef Nikki Rose, Founder of the award-winning Crete’s Culinary Sanctuaries Eco-Agritourism Network. Rose is author of “Crete: The Roots of the Mediterranean Diet, enjoying the benefits of one of the world‘s healthiest cuisines wherever you live.“ Presentation followed by book signing and meze at Roots Restaurant, Orchard Garden Hotel, 466 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA. Space is limited. Advance reservations required. Details:

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Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries 2012 Seminars in Crete, Greece

Greetings from Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries Eco-Agritourism Network. We are celebrating our 15th year of organizing award-winning sustainable tourism and study abroad programs in Greece. Check out our 2012 open programs:  

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CCS-University of Missouri Study Tour in Crete, Greece

The Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle Join fellow dietitians, students and University of Missouri Nutrition and Exercise Physiology Department faculty member, Candy Gabel in Greece! When:  May 14 – May 26, 2012 What: The Greece location of the Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle study abroad course provides an ideal setting for a two week overview of the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet and way of life. You will study different aspects of the Mediterranean diet through activity-related experiences, including visits to archaeological sites, organic food markets, farms, traditional tavernas, olive oil factories, and wineries as well as participate in food preparation classes. You will take a guided botanical hike to learn about the native vegetation that is incorporated into the diet. And will finish your experience in Athens where you will learn about the research focused on adherence and behavior change related to the Mediterranean diet. Where: This course will be held...

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Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries featured in Treehugger

  Eco-Friendly Foodies Explore the Birthplace of the Mediterranean Diet Eco-Friendly Foodies Explore the Birthplace of the Mediterranean Diet by Jennifer Hattam Treehugger / Living / Travel November 26, 2011

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