Registrations for the Center for Agri-food Entrepreneurship in Messinia’s (CAEM) fourth round of seminars open.

Registrations for the CAEM’s fourth round of seminars will open on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. The seminars will begin on February 12, and are aimed at all those who wish to extend their knowledge and skills in the agri-food sector, as well as those who are planning to become involved in sustainable entrepreneurship by exploiting the natural resources of the local rural economy.


The average duration of each seminar is 30 training hours (10 3-hour sessions), including theoretical lessons, practical training in laboratories, lectures by guest speakers and visits to production facilities. The seminars that will begin during the 2018 spring semester are the following: 

  • Food standardization, processing and preservation
  • Olive processing and standardization
  • Olive oil processing and standardization
  • Use of pharmaceutical and aromatic plants
  • Cheesemaking
  • Agritourism
  • Viticulture

The seminars’ experiential educational nature is aimed at the development of an entrepreneurial culture, the improvement of skills connected with production, and the emergence of business ideas via the consulting services provided by the CAEM. Upon completion of the seminars, a certificate of attendance will be provided. 


For registrations and any further inquiries, please call: (+30) 27210 25700, (+30) 6985666456, email: [email protected], or visit our website: www.kaem.gr.

Our office is located in the Central Market in Kalamata.

Registrations are open until February 12, 2018.


Center for Agri-food Entrepreneurship in Messinia (CAEM)


">The Center for Agri-food Entrepreneurship in Messinia was founded in 2016 by the “Captain Vassilis and Carmen Constantakopoulos” Foundation and the American Farm School – Perrotis College. The aim of the CAEM is to promote entrepreneurship in the agri-food sector in Messinia. The services the CAEM offers to the local community are based on scientific data on the application of production processes and services, as well as on the American Farm School’s cumulative experience in the sector of Experiential Learning in Adult Education. The Center for Agri-food Entrepreneurship in Messinia also offers guidance on the founding of a new or the development of an already existing business.