The distance education programme, which was initiated by the Antalya Commodity Exchange (ATB) and Antalya Agriculture and Forestry Directorate in order to continue agricultural education during the pandemic period, continues with the Cheese Workshop.
The Cheese Workshop, which is planned free of charge online, will be held on Saturday and Sunday between January 2-24. The first lesson of the Cheese Workshop will start on January 2 with the presentation of Öznur Apaydın Arıkan, the Founder of Milk Dream.
It will last one month…
The Cheese Workshop will be held in the form of a workshop on Saturdays and with lectures on cheese on Sundays. In the trainings to be held in 8 sessions, the adventure of cheese from ancient times to the present, Kars Gruyere and Kars Cheddar, cheese map, Karaman Divle Obruk Cheese, cheese culture, yoghurt cut, tips for making yoghurt, labneh cheese, sweet curd making, Sürk cheese, brine Cheese, sourdough feta cheese and pasteurization in brine will be explained.
All about cheese…
Stating that they want to pass on the future generations the rich cultural traditions of Anatolian cheese, Çandır said, “Cheese Workshop will be a good opportunity to learn pertaining cheese. Çandır also reminded that they gathered the cheeses of Anatolia and organized a cheese workshop at the 10th YÖREX they organized last year.
Çandır said, “We shared many issues with visitors, from the characteristics of cheeses from all over our country to the production stage. We organized workshops for future generations to protect our cheese culture. So I would like to invite anyone who might be interested.”
Will be international…
Antalya Provincial Director of Agriculture and Forestry Gökhan Karaca noted that the training programmes with ATB continue with the Cheese Workshop and that the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has brought home economy activities in digital environment.
Noting that 75 percent of those who applied to the Cheese Workshop were women, Karaca added, “But in addition of women’s application, men also showed great interest in education. We have received applications from Cyprus, England, Germany, Singapore, Malta, Austria, Jordan, Russia, USA and Switzerland for education and also resident foreigners gave close attention to this education.”