Crete, Greece: 2023 Seminars on Biodiversity and Gastronomy

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June 5, 2023 to June 10, 2023
Subject Fields: 
Ancient History, Archaeology, European History / Studies, Health and Health Care, Rural History / Studies

Crete, Greece: Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries Educational Network, 5-Day Seminars on Biodiversity and Gastronomy. Dates: June 5 – 10 or September 18-23, 2023.

An experiential learning program with expert presentations at historic sites, nature reserves, and organic farms. Discussion on the components of Cretan cuisine during classes and meals. As part of this cultural immersion experience, attendees stay in private lodges in an historic village. Space is limited to 12 adult attendees.

Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries Educational Network was formed in 1997 to support residents working to protect and share their heritage. CCS teachers include archaeologists, botanists, herbalists, agroecologists, organic farmers, heirloom seed savers, chefs, and artists. Over 3,000 university students, teachers, doctors, and journalists have attended CCS accredited seminars.

CCS is an award-winning program, featured in National Geographic publications, The New York Times, National Public Radio, International Federation of Organic Farming Movements, Agroecology Europe, Archaeology Magazine, Routledge Handbooks, Food Tank, ECOCLUB. CCS Founder, Nikki Rose, is author of "Crete: The Roots of the Mediterranean Diet" and adviser on similar initiatives around the world. Their upcoming documentary, Heritage Protectors, is a continuation of their work.

Contact Info: 

Nikki Rose, Founder and Director, Crete's Culinary Sanctuaries Educational Network, Crete, Greece