Costa Navarino, the prime sustainable destination located in the southwest Peloponnese region of Greece, and WWF Greece have collaborated to launch an exhibition designed to raise awareness on the connection between environment and nutrition.
The exhibition ‘A journey to the amazing world of sustainable nutrition’ will be hosted at Navarino Dunes from 20 – 23 July 2017, giving guests the opportunity to discover the secrets of sustainable nutrition and enjoy the benefits of a healthy Mediterranean diet, while making environmentally-friendly diet choices.
It will take place at the conference centre House of Events and will be open daily from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 17:00 to 22:00.
Six interactive experiential seminars will take place during the exhibition, providing information on the importance of a diet containing abundant fruit and vegetables, less red meat, less processed foods, as well as fewer foods high in saturated fats and sugar. The learning experience will demonstrate how such a diet, in combination with avoiding food waste, can lead to a well-balanced healthy lifestyle, as well as having a lower environmental footprint.
Costa Navarino has continuously promoted the connection between tourism and agricultural development. The destination has initiated several authentic experiences and innovative initiatives that aim to preserve the region’s culinary heritage, as well as educating children about the benefits of a healthy diet.
Costa Navarino has its own organically grown olive groves, vineyards and vegetable gardens that have reintroduced long-forgotten varieties, and which guests can explore.
The destination has also created its own gourmet food line, Navarino Icons, featuring products inspired by local recipes, sourced from small and medium sized producers from the region, to promote the Messinian culinary heritage around the world.