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Wednesday 18 October 2017
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“Beit el Mouzareh” in West Bekaa

Saturday September 30, 2017 was a beautiful autumn day to have a farmers’ market in the West Bekaa!

Lina, host and mouneh producer on darb el karam

The event organized by the Food Heritage Foundation in collaboration with arcenciel, was hosted by Chateau Kefraya. Around ten producers from the Bekaa region displayed local products including fresh fruits and vegetables, organic food, traditional mouneh (preserves), soap and other local produce.

Traditional mouneh from the ladies of Saghbine

Beit el Mouzareh” or the house of the farmer is an initiative by arcenciel – agriculture program to support farmers and producers from the Bekaa region. The souk was founded in 2016 and is held every Sunday during summer at the convent of Tanail.

Salamouneh onions, honey and other local products

For the first time, the souk moved to the West Bekaa to include producers from darb el karam – food trail and others from the villages around the trail.

Organic vegetables from Le Potager

Visitors from Beirut and neighboring villages enjoyed delicious healthy food and wine while supporting local farmers and women.

Natural soaps from Anjar




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