Lebanese Food / Wine and Culinary Traditions

Lebanese Food / Wine and Culinary Traditions
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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Celebrating Lebanese olives

The Italian NGOs UCODEP and ICU in cooperation
with Slow Food Beirut are organizing a 2
day event celebrating Lebanese olives.
When? November 22 and 23, 2008
The event will be open to the public on
Saturday 22nd, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
On Sunday 23rd from 9:00 a.m to 5:00 pm
Where? Khan el Franji, a beautiful location
by the sea in Saida, South Lebanon.
Here’s what’s going on
Learn about olive oil production in Lebanon
See live demonstration of oil extraction
Taste olive oils from all over the country
Participate in the competition for the best
Lebanese olive oil
Experience use of olive oil and wood for
handicraft production
Buy typical and local products from the
Earth Market
Join us to celebrate the olives of Lebanon!
The first day will be focused on producers, traders and wholesalers of olive oil in Lebanon.
Experts will offer workshops on olive production. There will also be an agricultural exhibition