Crete Culinary Sanctuaries educational programs celebrating our cultural and natural heritage
Crete’s Culinary Sanctuaries
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Knowledge creation and dissemination
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Events, meetings and conferences
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Experiential learning programs, accredited study abroad programs for academic institutions
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Since 1997, Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries has hosted over 4,000 teachers, students, researchers and journalists on our educational progams to help protect and celebrate our cultural and natural heritage.
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CCS experiential learning seminars introduce students/visitors to our culture, nature, organic agriculture and cuisine
6-Day Seminar in Crete, Greece: Discovering Crete’s Cultural, Culinary and Natural Wonders.
Crete’s Culinary Sanctuaries Educational Network in partnership with The Center for Responsible Travel is hosting a unique program in Crete, July 10 – 16, 2017. Join resident specialists on an extraordinary adventure exploring archaeological sites, museums, nature reserves, organic farms/heirloom seed saving initiatives, vineyards, fishing ports, artisan food works, and traditional tavernas. Enjoy stunning vistas, excellent cuisine and wine with many people working on action programs to celebrate and protect Crete’s heritage. Stay in beautifully restored locally owned lodging in historic villages. Space is limited to only 20 people. Registration deadline April 12, 2017.
More information http://www.cookingincrete.com/Schedule.html
Founder & Director
Crete’s Culinary Sanctuaries, established in 1997
Educational programs celebrating Crete’s cultural and natural heritage
An award-winning program for Best Practices in Responsible/Sustainable Travel, featured in National Geographic, NYTimes, NPR, Lonely Planet, UN-CBD
Professional Chef-Instructor and Writer
Author of “Crete: The Roots of the Mediterranean Diet”
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