Who is Nikki Rose?

Nikki Rose founder and president of Crete’s Culinary Sanctuaries Educational Network.

CCS was founded in 1997 by Nikki Rose, a Greek-American journalist, seminar director, and professional chef in Crete, Greece. Nikki founded CCS to support residents working on action programs to protect and share their heritage. CCS teachers are archaeologists, ecologists, organic farmers, heirloom seed savers, agroecologists, chefs, artists, and many others.

CCS organizes accredited educational programs on Crete’s culture, nature, organic agriculture and cuisine. Over 3,000 students, teachers and journalists have attended their programs. Nikki is also author of “Crete: The Roots of the Mediterranean Diet,” and dozens of articles about Crete’s culture, cuisine and community-based sustainable tourism. Nikki frequently speaks about her work at international conferences and is a consultant on similar initiatives around the world.

Their upcoming documentary, Heritage Protectors, is a continuation of their work.

CCS is an award-winning program for Best Practices in Responsible/Sustainable Travel, and featured in National Geographic, The New York Times, NPR, WTTC, UNWTO, UNCBD, IFOAM-Organics, Agroecology Europe, Routledge Handbooks,

Food Tank, and many other publications.

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