Dastkar, in partnership with Delhi Tourism, presents a vibrant basket of hand-picked Organic and Eco-friendly products in an all-natural Dastkar GREEN MELA at the NATURE BAZAAR venue in Andheria Modh.
Small producers, craftspeople and environmental organizations come together to celebrate the ethos of a green and people- friendly world. Dastkar has always supported traditional craft skills and handmade products using locally available resources, thereby promoting sustainable development and environmental conservation.
At the Dastkar GREEN MELA, experience the beauty of furniture, decoratives and gift-items emerging from humble clay, plant fibres, cane & wood. Go Green this season with organic cotton & wool weaves complemented by bags and accessories in Banana, Jute & Khus. Treat your body with nourishing herbal scrubs, oils and soaps. Enjoy the rich tastes of organic honey, teas, pulses and preserves. Pottery, plants and flowers will also be available.
Through interactive demonstrations and dorkshops learn about greening small spaces as well as organic fertilizer and composting practices that help preserve the environment. Support the work of NGOs working with children and women, making recycled products in paper, fabric and leather.
At Dastkar GREEN MELA the Food Court will offer a special selection of organic & healthy foods as well as traditional thirst-quenching chhachh, lassi & fruit juices, along with regional delicacies to spice up your GREEN MELA experience.
From 20th to 29th September 2013, at the Dastkar NATURE BAZAAR venue, Andheria Modh, Near Chhatarpur Metro Station, Anuvrat Marg, New Delhi 110030
Daily 11 a.m to 7 p.m. (NOTE: 1st day, 20th September, opening timing 3 p.m.)
Entry Rs. 20
Dastkar, a national NGO working with crafts and craftspeople for over three decades, strongly believes in crafts as catalytic tool for social and economic empowerment and earning. Partnering with Delhi Tourism, it is developing the NATURE BAZAAR venue in Andheria Modh as a craft and cultural hub, linking South Delhi and Gurgaon.