This e-learning programme aims to introduce participants to and raise their awareness about the typical Mediterranean food products and diet, as well as the intangible cultural heritage and goods that are related to food:
customs, traditions, social status, culinary practices and tools, ceremonies, and values. All of the training modules will be in the English language.
The programme aims are:
-To make the links between the Mediterranean landscapes and resources to the production of food and the formation of the Mediterranean diet.
-To explore cultures and traditions of the Mediterranean countries related to food production and cooking and trace similarities and differences among Mediterranean countries.
-To trace the influence of the Mediterranean diet to the rest of the world.
-To appreciate the importance of the Mediterranean diet to human health.
-To be aware of food sustainable production and realize its links with the traditional practices of food production -agriculture, fishing, livestock, etc.
-To be aware of the role and responsibilities of consumers within the life-cycle of food.
-To recognize the quality of Mediterranean food as a valuable source of income.
-To adopt positive behaviour and attitudes towards the Mediterranean food products & cuisine.