Saturday Good Market Event
The Saturday Good Market is happening from 9 am to 5 pm (rain or shine!) in the nuga tree car park at the Colombo Racecourse. The stall layout for February 29th is below. You can also find it in the weekly blog post.
• NEW: Sebastco specializes in simple, vegan footwear made from 80% natural and sustainably sourced materials including coconut fiber, natural latex rubber, and cotton fabric. They are giving a 20% discount for all orders placed on the 29th as they’re launching at the Saturday Good Market. Say hello at stall B1.
• NEW: Ceylon Tea Academy is doing a tea tasting session with an introduction to different types of tea under the nuga tree. Get to know about the wide variety of Ceylon tea flavors & learn how to identify high-quality tea, while experiencing the colorful world of herbal teas.
• NEW: Thinnai Organic produces organic PGS fruit, vegetables, herbs, cows for fresh milk, free-range chicken and eggs. Find them in stall E9.
• NEW: Semman showcases products made by skilled craftspeople in Sri Lanka's Northern Province, who were directly affected by over 30 years of war in the region. Popular options include palmyrah housewares, handloom towels, terracotta and recycled paper jewelry, handmade cards, and artwork in stall E9.
• NEW: Ruu Gallery specializes in customized hand-painted clothing and housewares. This week they are selling hand-painted shawls and sarong sets ideal for the upcoming Avrudu season, and many home decorative items to give your home a new look. Find them in stall A4.
• Advithiya is having kaftans, ponchos, kurtas, skirts, pants, dresses, tops, hats, bags, scarves & shawls at stall D10.
• AthkamRoo is introducing laundry baskets and gift baskets, which are customizable to meet the sizes you need. Find them at stall E4.
• Fashion 4 Compassion sells quality second-hand clothing, shoes, and accessories where all the proceeds go towards supporting local street dogs. They aim to raise awareness about circular fashion, encourage reuse, and reduce impulse buys, consumption, and waste. Funds are used for the vaccination, sterilization, and treatment of sick and injured dogs. Say hello at stall A9.
• Cellulose Jewellery has a new jewelry collection made from denim waste in stall E4.
• Dunvila Sustainables is in stall B2 and has jungle bee’s honey and heirloom rice.
• Yattir is having chicken/prawn/egg/mixed fried rice made with fresh vegetables and homemade ingredients. Visit them in stall D1.
• Sustainablee will be having a special vegetable tote bag with compartments for sale. Come visit stall A8 and take a look at how grocery shopping can be made easy and plastic-free. Also, don't forget to bring your ecobrick to ECO-V for information on how to get rid of your plastic waste!
Good Market Battaramulla
Good Market Battaramulla is now officially open with a community space and cafe! Stop by and check it out between 8 am to 8 pm at 137 Pannipitiya Road. The shop has fresh organic fruits, vegetables, rice, and other farm products, free range eggs and chicken, and natural food, body, home, and garden products. Good Market Battaramulla has parking, space for more products, and a covered garden area to meet with family and friends. This week’s deliveries include…
• Chia seeds, sunflower seeds, raw pumpkin seeds, flax seeds and flour flax seeds from Thulsi Superseeds
• Pine nuts, macadamia nuts, pistachios, pecans, goji berries and almonds from What on Earth
• Greek yogurt from Aeri
• Palmyrah jaggery, ghee, point pedro vadai, pakodas, and sweet sesame balls from Northern Palmyrah
• Organic PGS Suwandel rice from Ran Ketha Eco
• Vegan protein shake, chocolate pudding, almond milk, charcoal lemonade and peanut butter from Soul FOOD
• Soy milk, vegetarian sausages, vegetarian hot dogs, and vegetarian burgers from Be Veg
• Organic PGS Pachchaperumal rice and organic virgin coconut oil from Mannankulam Farm
• Free-range chicken and free-range eggs from Amiron
Sri Lanka Blog
The Good Market Sri Lanka blog includes updates on the Saturday Good Market event, the Good Market Reid Avenue and Battaramulla shops, and the Sri Lankan community.