Qatar Foundation set to host weekly farmers market starting this Thursday

By QLReporter

Qatar Foundation (QF), in association with the Torba Farmers Market, is all set to host a weekly market at the Education City.

The initiative, run by Torba Farmers Market, a Qatar-based movement that aims to deliver organic and locally-grown food and homemade products, will be open to the public, reported Gulf Times

The market will be launched on Thursday, November 16, and will be held at QF’s Ceremonial Court, accessible from gate 2, every Thursday (from 9am to 4pm) and Friday (from 8am to 11am and 2pm to 5pm), according to Al Bawaba.

“We’re delighted to partner with Torba Farmers Market. At QF we strive to ensure that sustainability is an integral part of the day-to-day lives of local residents, and this partnership will not only provide access to locally-grown produce, but also help promote the importance of healthy lifestyles,” said QF’s President of Community Development Machaille Al Naimi.

The name ‘Torba’ is derived from Arabic, and means ‘the pure soil that feeds, nourishes, and nurtures.’

A wide-range of fresh, locally-grown items will be on offer, including organic fruits and vegetables, homemade preserves, syrups, and butters, as well as handicrafts and gardening supplies.  

Torba Farmers Market is a community-inspired initiative that is aimed at promoting organic, homegrown produce in a bid to create healthier, more active communities. It also helps to support local products and agriculture.

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