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Mediterranean Diet Route - Rota da Dieta Mediterranica, Algarve (Portugal)

Rural topic(s): Places to be (work in progress)

Type: Narrative story

Date of writing: November 4, 2019

Organization(s): In Loco


The Mediterranean diet route project stimulates the cooperation of farmers, artisans, restaurants, hotels and other local actors that aim to support sustainable rural tourism and local food.

It emphasises the values of the Mediterranean diet, recognised by the UNESCO as intangible cultural heritage.

Several fairs and events are organised by In Loco throughout the year, among which the Tavira Fair in September


Where: São Brás de Alportel, Portugal

Who: In Loco

Link: further info (in EN and PT):




Scale of intervention : Regional

Keywords: local food systems, food

Places: Portugal

Actors: animation and rural development organisation

Methods: networking, promotion of local economic activity, raising awareness