- Category: News
- Published: Sunday, 05 March 2017 02:19
The Publika Eco Month and MAPFest will be once again collaborating with EcoKnights featuring the ever popular Green Market this March 2017.
The four day feature event will be held over two weekends that is on the 18th and 19th March, and 25th and 26th March. This Green Market will showcase the country’s top 40 leading businesses, community groups and vendors covering a range of sustainability themes. A special addition this year is the Organic Farmers’ Market which will be held at the Square, Publika.
A special Biodiversity Pavilion will be featured and presented by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) to raise awareness about biodiversity and also promote conservation among the general public.
Another feature of the Green Market is a special presentation by social enterprise, The Good Shop, where they will present products developed by social enterprises in Malaysia with a social cause.
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GREEN MARKET DATES
- Saturday 18th March – 12 pm to 8 pm
- Sunday 19th March – 12 pm to 8 pm
- Saturday 25th March – 12 pm to 8 pm
- Sunday 26th March – 12 pm to 8 pm
GREEN MARKET LOCATION
Green Market: Blue and Red Zone, Publika
Get Organic Market: the Square, Publika
GREEN MARKET THEMES
Biodiversity – A special presentation by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) to promote biodiversity awareness and protection.
Lifestyle – Preloved clothing, watches, chocolate, tea and coffee, healthy and sustainable diets, DIY repairs.
Gardening & food – Organic certified gardening products, recycled and reclaimed garden features and sustainable urban farming.
Feast Out Village – Featuring the most delicious selection of vegetarian and vegan, organic and local food and drink. The Festival’s Big Weekend has everything from wholesome meals to delicious ice cream, organic coffee, and tea and fruit juices.
Community groups & NGOs – All the leading advocacy groups working to make the world a better place. From international environmental and social NGOs to local community groups protecting endangered species and creating sustainable communities.
Mok Yi Ying