Dilli Haat Will Celebrate The ‘Organic’ Efforts Of Over 500 Women Farmers This Month

To promote the organic farming in Delhi, India, an exhibition is started showcasing different organic products brought collectively by more than 500 women farmers. The Union Minsters Radha Mohan Singh and Maneka Gandhi inaugurated the event on 13 of November at Dilli Haat.

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Women and Child Development Ministry has arranged this event with the theme of ‘Women and Organic Products’ and it will continue from November 13 to 23.

If you are one of them who want to purchase some organic products, you must visit the exhibition as they offer huge discount on products. A senior WCD official told media that the exhibition will involve sale of organic food and other organic food produced by various groups of women all across the Delhi.

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The main aim of the exhibition is to support and encourage women and women-led groups which promote organic farming thus supporting local community s economy, creating jobs and keeping farmers thriving and in addition spreading awareness in the community about the benefits of organic products.

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“It is for the first time that women artisans and entrepreneurs in such large number have come together with their organic products, such as tribal and ethnic foods, pickles and preserves, rice, pulses, spices, vegetables and fruits, fabrics, dyes and dresses, cosmetics and household products, in the exhibition,” he said.

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Some of the other organic products for sale will include cereals, oils, honey, tea, hair care, bath care, beauty care, aromatherapy products, organic cotton fabric, linen, organic seeds and c among others.

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Besides organic produce, people will also get an opportunity to taste a variety of home-cooked snacks and organic food cooked on the spot. The entry to the exhibition will be free on all days of the exhibition.

Read full article at  http://www.huffingtonpost.in/2015/11/10/women-farmers-organic-pro_n_8522064.html

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