PHAEA RESORTS create Short Food Supply Chains (SFSCs) for their hotels. Through our PHAEA Farmers-Employees project, powered by we produce local sustainable food. Our employees that also own agricultural land and apply farming with their families implement sustainable food production practices. They complete a 46 KPIs questionnaire and they self-assess their level of sustainiability....
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FVW Workshop on Crete, October 24-29, 2018

The 2018 FVW workshop takes place from October 24 to 29 in Crete. The FVW is the largest tourist information network in Germany with a 50 year history, extensive experience and influence on tourism professionals. The 2018 FVW workshop is a top action for the strengthening of the German tourism market, with the aim of...
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Slow Food Convivium – Crete

Local Food Experts is the local co-ordinator and point of contact for the Crete convivium. Every Slow Food member around the world is part of a convivium – a local chapter – that brings the Slow Food philosophy to life through the events and activities they organize in their communities. From simple shared meals and...
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Vintage 2018: Organic wines from Michalakis Estate

Supported by Local Food Experts, Michalakis Estate is presenting two organic wines from the 2018 vintage.       MoreNews… LatestNews [latest_post type=”minimal” order_by=”date” order=”ASC” display_category=”0″ display_comments=”0″ display_like=”0″ number_of_posts=”4″]
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Indigenous vine varieties: Open Air Museum by Lyrarakis wines

In June 2017, Lyrarakis wines presented the Open Air Museum (OAM) for indigenous vine varieties of Crete. The OAM was conceived by Local Food Experts and realized by Lyrarakis wines during the cooperation for the “First steps towards a sustainable food destination”, a project supported by TUI Care Foundation. Vines from eight varieties cultivated on...
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Living with the land: learning from the Local Food Experts of Crete

An article in Travindy e-tourism news, in which Aurora Dawn Reinke interviews Sotiris Bampagiouris and Konstantinos Bouyouris, two founding members of LFE. The team that formed LFE originates from a common interest in connecting tourism development with food production; they have been engaged in this work since the 90s and formed LFE in 2013 to...
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Terra Madre 2018

Terra Madre is a network of food communities. Terra Madre network was launched by the Slow Food grass roots organization, and the intent is to provide small-scale farmers, breeders, fishers and food artisans whose approach to food production protects the environment and communities. The network brings them together with academics, cooks, consumers and youth groups so that they...
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Building Excellence for Sustainable Tourism – Education Network

BEST EN is an inclusive and collaborative network of tourism academics and practitioners committed to furthering the creation and dissemination of knowledge within the field of sustainable tourism. BEST EN Think Tanks are annual three day events which aim to push the field of sustainable tourism research and education forward. They are typically held in...
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Sustainable Foods Summit

The aim of the Sustainable Foods Summit is to explore new horizons for eco-labels and sustainability in the food industry by discussing key industry issues. How do organic, fairtrade and other eco-labeling schemes further sustainability? With growing proliferation in labels, what are the prospects for a single sustainability standard for food products? What are the practical application...
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