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Healthnic Diet presentation on Cyclades Preservation Fund workshop

The Vardakeios School participated on the environmental workshop organized by the Cyclades Preservation Fund in Posidonia, on Syros island on the 30th of October 2019. The participants were members of environmental organisations from 13 Cycladic islands. The Vardakeios School presented Healthnic Diet project and focused on the benefits of nutritious diet based on local traditional […]

3rd Italian Multipler Event

Diciannove held its third multiplier event among Condiviso members in Genoa. The participants closely followed the presentation of the project and were very impressed by the learning-by-doing approach that, during the workshops, also became socializing-by-doing. Sharing an experience like cooking together, sharing a meal, reliving the experience through digital stories cancels the differences and shows […]

Irish Multiplier Event

HEALTHNIC “Healthy and ethnic diet for inclusion” is a 2-year Erasmus+ funded project that promotes healthy eating based on traditional food from different ethnic cuisines. The main target groups come from various backgrounds including refugees, immigrants, long-term unemployed and indigenous groups, who wish to develop their food and cooking skills and interact in a multinational […]

MRSN Healthnic Multiplier – Menu of the day

“Entrée/Starters” 6 September 2019 Seana welcomed everyone to the MRSN Healthnic Multiplier event held in the Chas Rawes Hall at Asylum Link Merseyside. In attendance were more than 40 participants from Refugee and Asylum organisations, the Local Authority, others from the health and education sector and faith organisations. Margaret showcased an overview of Healthnic with […]

2nd Multiplier Event by Vardakeios School in Athens at Caritas Hellas

The Vardakeios School organized on the 11th September 2019 the 2nd Multiplier Event of the Healthnic Diet project in Athens at Caritas Hellas. It was an evening where professionals from different fields that work with refugees (sociologists, language teachers, workshop facilitators) had the opportunity to be informed about the intellectual outputs of the project (Practical […]

The English Multiplier Event

Come and join Merseyside Refugee Support Network (MRSN) and colleagues from Asylum Link Merseyside for our Healthnic Celebration and dissemination event on Friday 6th September from 11.30am… Find out how our healthy eating and community cohesion project has brought refugee and local communities together – it has worked so well we want to share the […]

Manuale d`uso, Zestaw narzędzi, Εργαλειοθήκη Healthnic Diet

We have now available online the Healthnic Diet toolkit translated from English in Italian, Greek and Polish. Don`t miss the opportunity to explore the free web-based interactive manual for professionals who would like to organise Healthnic Diet workshops. If you are a professional working with refugees or multicultural groups you have also the opportunity to […]

Don`t miss the 2nd Healthnic Diet Multiplier Event in Athens

The Vardakeios School is organizing a 2nd Multiplier Event of “HEALTHNIC: Healthy and Ethnic Diet for Inclusion” project on the 11th of September 2019 from 18.00-22.00 in order to disseminate the intellectual outputs (Practical Guide and Toolkit) in organisations based in Athens that support refugees. The Event will be held in Caritas Hellas Center in […]

The Toolkit for organizing a Healthnic Diet workshop is now available online

We are happy to present the Healthnic Diet Toolkit, a free web-based interactive manual for professionals who would like to organise Healthnic Diet workshops. These workshops give the opportunity to intercultural groups- especially to refugees, immigrants and vulnerable target groups- to acquire cooking, healthy eating habits, language, cultural awareness and ICT skills. The Toolkit includes […]

Italian Healthnic Workshop second edition

Diciannove organized a second session of the Healthnic workshop in Bussoleno (Torino). The workshop took place at Casa Bussoleno, a facility run by Frassati cooperative, including a social housing service, accommodation and recovery facilities for both locals at risk of social exclusion, migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. The workshop saw the partipation of ten people […]

Polish Multiplier Event

We are happy to announce that we have organized the multiplier event in Poland! Danmar Computers, from Rzeszow in Poland, has successfully presented the project and its outputs on May 30, 2019, while the multiplier event at the Regional Development Agency. What interesting did the participants find out about? We presented the digital stories that […]

Italian 2nd Multiplier event

In order to meet the requests from different stakeholders from various Regions, Diciannove hosted a 2nd Multiplier Event in Reggio Emilia. The audience was composed by representatives of social cooperatives and regional associations. Participants followed the various steps of the implementation of the project with attention and interest. After the presentation of the project outputs, […]

The greek Multiplier Event

The Greek Multiplier event was held in Vardakeios School on June 22nd from 17.00-21.00. Despite the hot weather participants that had registered the previous days attended a workshop that consisted in presentations of the project and its outputs, as well as “learning by doing” activities. The facilitator Maria Krina focused on specific principal values of […]

Don`t miss the Greek Healthnic Diet Multiplier Event

Saturday 22/6/2019 17.00-21.00 at Vardakeios School “HEALTHNIC: Healthy and Ethnic Diet for Inclusion” is an Erasmus+ project that started on October 2017 and now that finalizes its activities presents to you its work. The main target groups come from various backgrounds including refugees, immigrants, long-term unemployed and indigenous groups, who wish to develop their food […]

Italian 1st Multiplier Event

Friday 24th May saw the first round of the Italian multiplier event. The event flew pleasantly following the scheduled agenda, and the participants have been particularly active and interested. All participants evaluated positively the event and various letters of interest have been signed with the indication to duplicate and transfer the project outputs and the […]

Last Healthnic meeting’s poetic summary

The last project meeting took place in Tralee (Ireland) on 16th and 17th of May 2019. During the project, the whole agenda has been accomplished, and the result of the discussion has added a new step to the official and formal minute of the meeting. It was added a so called “poetic summary”, which combined […]

We are waiting for you at the Italian multiplier event

“HEALTHNIC Healthy and Ethnic Diet for Inclusion” is an Erasmus + project lasting two years that promotes a healthy diet based on traditional ingredients from different ethnic cuisines. The main recipients are groups of people who come from different socio-cultural contexts, including refugees, immigrants, long-term unemployed and local groups who want to improve the quality […]

ITT presents the Irish Healthnic Workshops

The Irish Workshops were held in the Adult Learning Centre in Newcastlewest, Co Limerick and they commenced as an evening class on Tuesday 16th October 2018. The participants were a fabulous group of Moldovan, Romanian, Russian and Portuguese most of whom work together in a factory in a neighbouring town. The sessions were weekly and […]

Summary of the Polish HEALTHNIC DIET Workshop

We are happy to announce that the HEALTHNIC DIET workshop that was organized in Poland was a complete success. Participants was eager to listen, learn and practice, as well as share, discuss and engage in all workshop activities. What happened during our sessions? The first session was about getting to know each other and learning […]

End of the Greek Healthnic Diet workshop

The Greek Healthnic workshop finished its sessions on Tuesday 4th December. The second part of the workshop was dedicated on the digital storytelling process. The participants with the help of their facilitators were divided in 3 groups and created 3 stories that reflect ideas from all the members of the groups and also one more […]

Fifth day of the Liverpool Healthnic workshop

28 November, Merseyside Refugee Support Network’s fifth and final Healthnic cooking session. Before embarking on cooking the dishes that participants planned at the last session, there was a discussion and activity which aimed to deepen and expand knowledge of the many ways to use herbs and spices in cooking. After researching herb and spice combinations […]

Fourth day of the Liverpool Healthnic workshop

21 November, Merseyside Refugee Support Network’s fourth session of the Healthnic workshop was jam-packed with activities, planning, reflection, learning and cooking with a focus on maintaining a healthier diet. So, to give energy levels a boost participants formed three groups (‘carrot and ginger’ – immunity boost, ‘beetroot and lemon’ – immunity boost and ‘kale and […]

Third day of the Liverpool Healthnic workshop

The third session 14 November introduced herbs and spices with a focus on culinary and medicinal uses. All together we talked about how we used herbs and spices. In three groups – Chives, Parsley and Coriander, our first activity matched a spice and herb with a description of its medicinal properties as its health benefits. […]

Second day of the Liverpool Healthnic workshop

November 7, we returned to the John Archer Hall kitchen for the second session of the Liverpool Healthnic workshop. This day focussed on using seasonal and local vegetables. Three groups were formed, each with diversity of participants, for an activity to identify which English vegetables were in season throughout the year. This exercise was enriched […]

First day of the Liverpool Healthnic workshop

It was the last day of October and the first day of the Liverpool Healthnic workshop at the John Archer Hall based in the heart of the Toxteth community. Session one began with introductions and all together we shared with what we had for breakfast – tea and toast the most popular start to the […]

Closing of the cooking part of the Greek Healthnic workshop

The Vardakeios School started its local Healthnic workshop on the 16th of October and closed the cooking part of the seminar last Thursday, on the 15th of November. The participants of the workshop is a mixed group of 16 immigrants and local unemployed people consisted of people coming from Albania, Argentina, Egypt, Hungary, Poland, and […]