A natural drainage system will collect rainwater and redirect it towards existing rivers
Cascavelle Shopping Village in collaboration with Discover Mauritius bring the very 1st Organic Farmer’s Market ever organized in Mauritius. Driven by the desire to promote local agriculture, sustainability, health and green products, they wish to respond to the value which is currently being given to such products amongst an increasingly health-conscious crowd – whether holidaymakers or locals.
Their aim is to support producers and provide them with an incredible platform to create more awareness on sustainable, eco-friendly and organic production.
The Organic Farmer’s Market took place on Saturday 28th July from 10am to 7pm and on Sunday 29th July from 10am to 3pm. It is a free family oriented event which welcomed various local producers and handcrafters who exhibited and sold local bio and organic products. The tourists and well as locals discovered products like bio fruits, vegetables and plants, natural soaps, products from Rodrigues amongst others. In addition, they also had activities for kids like plant a seed and augmented reality coloring as well as a food corner for food lovers and animation by Radio One.
- Sale of local bio and organic products (fruits, veggies, crafts, products from Rodrigues, flowers and plants
- Food corner (bio cocktails, sushi, sandwich, etc)
- Kids activities (augmented reality coloring, plant a seed, reading sessions)
- Dance show by 'Flava Kidz'
- Entertainment by Radio One