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Municipality of Tavira organises handicrafts

food, folklore and wine-tasting workshops  Under the “Valorising – Sustainability Support Line” programme, the Municipality of Tavira proposed the project “Tavira and the Mediterranean Diet: A Sustainable Tourism Destination. In this context, experimental workshops were planned based on the customs and traditions of the Mediterranean diet within the scope of handicrafts, folklore, food and wine […]

Touring the Algarve through the History of Paladares

“𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐨𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐫 𝐨 𝐀𝐥𝐠𝐚𝐫𝐯𝐞 𝐚𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐯és da His𝐭ó𝐫𝐢𝐚 𝐝𝐨𝐬 𝐏𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐬” On Friday, June 16th, at the Sotavento Delegation of Regional Directorate for Agriculture and Fisheries Algarve, we will be talking with: Deana Barroqueiro for “Touring the Algarve through the History of Palate”. The program includes a visit to the CEAT ( Tavira Agricultural Experimentation Center) Fruit Collections, at 9.30 am, and a […]


A very summery traditional Spanish recipe One of the typical dishes of Mediterranean cuisine is the Gazpacho, originally from the autonomous community of Andalusia.This “cold soup” of vegetables has many variations, due to regional and/or personal preferences. It is traditionally prepared as a mixture of tomato and other ingredients such as cucumber, pepper, onion, garlic, […]

Food & Climate Shapers Boot Camp

Apply for the in-person boot camp from 23 July – 29 July , 2023, Pollica (Sa), Italy. The Mediterranean Diet is more than a list of ingredients. It is a lifestyle that reconnects humanity with the planet that hosts us, providing a model for a new type of sociality that is grounded in integral ecology. […]

Gastro Diplomacy Boot Camp in Italy

Future Food Institute is proud to present a six-day immersive boot camp focused on GASTRO-DIPLOMACY. This unique experience aims to explore the power of creativity and culinary activism in revolutionizing our food systems for integral ecological development. In particular, we recognize the crucial role of chefs and cooks as undercover agents of change who have the ability […]

National Plan for Balanced and Sustainable Food

Currently, with globalization, the standardization of eating habits and social inequalities, there is a growing threat to the Mediterranean Diet, defined as a healthy lifestyle and characterized by the strong relationship between food and its regional products. In Portugal there has been an increase in more demanding consumers, attentive to the taste of food, its […]

European Maritime Day

The European Maritime Day is celebrated annually on the 20th of May. The purpose of this date is to raise awareness of the opportunities and challenges that the sea brings in the areas of innovation, research and cooperation. On the other hand, it is intended to highlight the importance of environmental preservation and the biodiversity […]

Around the Mediterranean Diet

Readings with the Senses: A Local Approach In Portugal, the basic school 2,3 Dr. Guilherme Correia de Carvalho, in Seia, located in the province of Beira Alta, in the Center region and sub-region of Serra da Estrela, carried out, with the support of the Municipality of Seia, through the Municipal Library and the Municipal Market, […]

Viticultural Collection in Pitve on island Hvar

The Viticultural Collection, founded in 1989, was re-established in the renovated building of the former elementary school in Pitve, and the new permanent exhibition was opened on 28/02/2023. This new museum space was designed with the desire to combine the story of traditional viticulture on the island of Hvar with the organoleptic properties of contemporary […]