Dr. Sridhar Desai, a renowned ayurvedic doctor from Gunda will be our chief guest. Shri H.R. Naik, Dept of Horticulture, Sirsi will innaugurate the programme.
Stalls by Vanastree members with forest garden produce, traditional foods, organic open pollinated seeds, planting material (cuttings, tubers, saplings) and other typical Malnad fare chakuli (murrukku) and seed rangoli competitions poems by women of the Vanastree collective.
We look forward to your presence at the Malnad Mela and joining us in the celebration. 2015 marks Vanastree’s 15th year of work. Attached please find a note that we have circulated to the media (English version here) and an invitation in Kannada.