Saturday 24 September 2022
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Mission and Vision

The Food Heritage Foundation (FHF) is a non-profit organization that strongly believes in local food heritage being a potent tool for economic development. It has been promoting the local food system while supporting vulnerable communities. Also it has been, working on fostering sustainable livelihoods, promoting the local food system, promoting sustainable production processes and supporting small-scale farmers/producers.

Our vision
To become a major drive of economic development through the promotion of local food heritage.

Our Mission
To document and revive the traditional cuisine and promote the livelihoods of rural producers and processors through the creation of rural-urban linkages.


The Food Heritage Foundation received the Community Engagement Innovation Award for 2021 from the University of Guelph’s Arrell Food Institute (AFI) award program.

The Food Heritage Foundation (FHF) was among 16 other initiatives that were recognized by the Food Tank (16 Initiatives Redefining Food and Agriculture Across the Middle East).

Ardi Ardak National Food Security initiative was highlighted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), as Lebanon’s best enabling agricultural innovation system for rural women and youth during the COVID-19 pandemic.​