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About Eumelia Organic Agrotourism Farm

About Eumelia Organic Agrotourism Farm

A unique, sustainable development agritourism & ecotourism accommodation. We host yoga retreats and eco weddings, as well as workshops and events for well-being. Natural wine & organic olive oil producers. Unique tours with wine, olive oil tastings and organic cooking classes.

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5 days / 4 nights
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Goal of the course

Are you interested in the history and culture around olive oil? Do you want to get involved in the process of organic farming and permaculture while cooking and tasting fresh organic mediterranean food and wine. Then you will love this program.

Perfect for

  • Foodies
  • Mediterranean organic products´ lovers
  • Olive oil enthusiasts
  • Interested in sustainability and permaculture

Requirements for participants

  • You must be older than 18.
  • You must be comfortable with long walks.

Are you interested in the history and culture around olive oil? Do you want to get involved in the process of organic farming and permaculture while cooking and tasting fresh organic mediterranean food and wine. Then you will love this program.

  • Foodies
  • Mediterranean organic products´ lovers
  • Olive oil enthusiasts
  • Interested in sustainability and permaculture

Requirements

  • You must be older than 18.
  • You must be comfortable with long walks.

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What’s included

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Description

Immerse yourself in the amazing world of liquid gold "olive oil". Live in an ancient olive grove with perennial trees more than 2000 years old. Pick olives and learn how olive oil is made. Cook with the healthiest oil there is and make natural olive soap. Learn the great qualities and history of this nutritious oil. Touch, smell, taste, and cook in one holistic experience that will forever make you fall in love with olive oil.

Tools and Equipment

What We Provide
  • Cooking utencils
Bring Your Own
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat

Program in Detail

Welcome to the farm

Arrival at Eumelia

Welcome farm dinner. The chef will prepare an organic and zero kilometer meal. Eumelia’s organic vegetables are combined with local delicacies and form a unique gastronomic experience.

Tour and cooking class

Organic homemade handmade breakfast.

Sustainability tour of the organic farm.

Local cuisine cooking class with a twist and lunch: learn all the secrets of the local Laconic gastronomy with the guidance of the farm chef. Prepare and bake your own sourdough bread made with locally sourced and milled organic flour. Pick fresh eatable wild greens from the farm and learn to prepare filo dough and make the famous local pitas.

Olive oil and olive tasting. Learn all the secrets of the green gold of Greece, how to distinguish a fresh extra virgin olive oil, the eatable Greek olive varieties and how to store your olive oil properly. Meet the perennial olive trees that age more than 2000 years - you can even hide in their trunks!

Farm dinner.

The Harvest

Organic homemade handmade breakfast.

Olive picking. Join our picking crew and learn how to prepare the harvest nets, pick the olive trees and get the olives ready for the olive mill.

Natural olive oil soap making. Experience firsthand how to make your own natural soap. Select the herbs of your choice, combine them with organic extra virgin olive oil from our farm and make your personal soap bar with the natural cold method.

Farm dinner.

The Olive oil process

Organic homemade handmade breakfast.

Take a guided tour of the olive mill, witness the whole process of making olive oil and taste fresh olive oil with toasted bread.

Lunch at a local tavern that uses olive oil in their cooking with mastery.

A tour of the Olive Oil Museum in Sparta, one of nine in the world, learn how ancient Greek made olive oil and how it has evolved in the last 4-5 thousand years.

Return to Eumelia.

Farm dinner.

Departure

Organic homemade handmade breakfast.

Departure Eumelia.

Description

Immerse yourself in the amazing world of liquid gold "olive oil". Live in an ancient olive grove with perennial trees more than 2000 years old. Pick olives and learn how olive oil is made. Cook with the healthiest oil there is and make natural olive soap. Learn the great qualities and history of this nutritious oil. Touch, smell, taste, and cook in one holistic experience that will forever make you fall in love with olive oil.

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Hair Drier Created with Sketch. Hair Dryer
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Lunch Created with Sketch. Lunch
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Tools and Equipment

What We Provide
  • Cooking utencils
Bring Your Own
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat
  • Welcome to the farm

    Arrival at Eumelia

    Welcome farm dinner. The chef will prepare an organic and zero kilometer meal. Eumelia’s organic vegetables are combined with local delicacies and form a unique gastronomic experience.

    Show More
  • Tour and cooking class

    Organic homemade handmade breakfast.

    Sustainability tour of the organic farm.

    Local cuisine cooking class with a twist and lunch: learn all the secrets of the local Laconic gastronomy with the guidance of the farm chef. Prepare and bake your own sourdough bread made with locally sourced and milled organic flour. Pick fresh eatable wild greens from the farm and learn to prepare filo dough and make the famous local pitas.

    Olive oil and olive tasting. Learn all the secrets of the green gold of Greece, how to distinguish a fresh extra virgin olive oil, the eatable Greek olive varieties and how to store your olive oil properly. Meet the perennial olive trees that age more than 2000 years - you can even hide in their trunks!

    Farm dinner.

    Show More
  • The Harvest

    Organic homemade handmade breakfast.

    Olive picking. Join our picking crew and learn how to prepare the harvest nets, pick the olive trees and get the olives ready for the olive mill.

    Natural olive oil soap making. Experience firsthand how to make your own natural soap. Select the herbs of your choice, combine them with organic extra virgin olive oil from our farm and make your personal soap bar with the natural cold method.

    Farm dinner.

    Show More
  • The Olive oil process

    Organic homemade handmade breakfast.

    Take a guided tour of the olive mill, witness the whole process of making olive oil and taste fresh olive oil with toasted bread.

    Lunch at a local tavern that uses olive oil in their cooking with mastery.

    A tour of the Olive Oil Museum in Sparta, one of nine in the world, learn how ancient Greek made olive oil and how it has evolved in the last 4-5 thousand years.

    Return to Eumelia.

    Farm dinner.

    Show More
  • Departure

    Organic homemade handmade breakfast.

    Departure Eumelia.

    Show More

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About Laconia

About Laconia

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The Location

Eumelia, which means harmony, is a unique sustainable development agrotourism and ecotourism accommodation.

Eumelia host yoga retreats, organic and weddings as well as workshops and events for wellbeing. Wine, olive oil makers, wine and olive oil tastings, cooking classes with organic farm to table gastronomy. Olive picking and grape harvest and other agricultural activities. Eumelia’s organic farm is designed along the principles of homeodynamic, biodynamic and permaculture. The accommodation facilities are created using entirely eco-friendly materials and technology, such as recycling, compost, geothermic heating / cooling, and water recycling. Located in the prefecture of Laconia near the village of Gouves, we welcome visitors from Greece and around the world to visit Eumelia throughout the year.

About the Accommodation

Built in the traditional Greek farm house architecture with modern elegance, each of the houses has its own private garden and a large veranda with great view of the farm and the surrounding mountains.

The houses are one with nature, bringing visitors closer to the Greek farming landscape. All the apartments have a bedroom, a living room with a dining area, a fire place and a fully equipped kitchen. The houses are to be shared by the participants, maximum 2 people per house.

The houses and the bathroom water are heated and cooled through the use of geothermal power providing a pleasant environment and hygienic water. The houses all have televisions, DVD/CD/MP3/USB connection players as well as internet access and satellite television.

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Eumelia, which means harmony, is a unique sustainable development agrotourism and ecotourism accommodation. Eumelia host yoga retreats, organic and weddings as well as workshops and events for wellbeing. Wine, olive oil makers, wine and olive oil tastings, cooking classes with organic farm to table gastronomy. Olive picking and grape harvest and other agricultural activities. Eumelia’s organic farm is designed along the principles of homeodynamic, biodynamic and permaculture. The accommodation facilities are created using entirely eco-friendly materials and technology, such as recycling, compost, geothermic heating / cooling, and water recycling. Located in the prefecture of Laconia near the village of Gouves, we welcome visitors from Greece and around the world to visit Eumelia throughout the year.

Built in the traditional Greek farm house architecture with modern elegance, each of the houses has its own private garden and a large veranda with great view of the farm and the surrounding mountains.

The houses are one with nature, bringing visitors closer to the Greek farming landscape. All the apartments have a bedroom, a living room with a dining area, a fire place and a fully equipped kitchen. The houses are to be shared by the participants, maximum 2 people per house.

The houses and the bathroom water are heated and cooled through the use of geothermal power providing a pleasant environment and hygienic water. The houses all have televisions, DVD/CD/MP3/USB connection players as well as internet access and satellite television.

Pictures of the Accommodation and Location

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Olive Oil Immersion

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