Kamal Mouzawak

Founder at Souk El Tayeb

“Food is the most sincere and authentic expression of people and place. From all different expressions of tradition.”

Kamal founded Souk el Tayeb, the first farmers market in Lebanon, in 2004. Since its foundation, Souk el Tayeb has evolved into an institution with the mission of celebrating food traditions that unite communities, promote small-scale farmers, and advance the culture of sustainable agriculture. The Souk el Tayeb institution includes the Tawlet Farmer’s Kitchens, Beit Guesthouses, and Capacity Building programs for underserved communities, and various cultural events hosted around Lebanon.


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