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Look Who Went Shopping for Eco-Friendly Goodies at STEP Earth Mela!

Shoppers loved the Step Earth Mela, where ethically produced lifestyle products shared space with organic foods and eco-friendly apparel.

The STEP Earth Mela concluded yesterday at Jashn-E-Aman 2018 hosted by the Italian Embassy Cultural Center, at Chandragupta Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.

Organised as a fundraiser by the STEP Foundation, the event saw 60 enterprises displaying wares that were environmentally friendly and ethically produced – from jewellery, apparel, textiles, giftware, footwear, accessories and stationery to home décor, air purifiers and food.

The bazaar was curated by Sonali Pal, founder of social enterprise 23.23 Designs and Sourcing, and independent consultant Nyamat Bindra, and was a non-ticketed two-day event. All participating brands had to follow certain guidelines: Their products or services must be sustainable, environmentally friendly or must give back to the community in some way.

The bazaar was a tremendous success, with shoppers and supporters attending from all across NCR. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

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Crocheted footwear (left) from ArtisTree by Jyotsna Gokhale; and ceramic tableware by Clay Company (right)
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Garments by Mala Singh Chawla
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Natural skincare for mother and baby from The Moms Co
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Shivani Gandhi of Tota handcrafted clothing
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Guests at the event
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Yummy treats from Slurrp Farm
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The sponsors for the event
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Shawls by Sasha
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Ceramics by Art Wheel Studio
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Snacks and savouries from Naani ki Matthi
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Fresh fruits at The Roots organic lifestyle store
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Paper Leaf eco-friendly giftware
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Organic treats by Nature’s Soul
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Taaseer skincare, cheese and healing therapies from Persia
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Plantable paper products by Gram Art
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Jewellery by Mool Creations
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Garments created by artisans supported by Laksh Foundation
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Garments by Indigo Armour
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Discovering Roots
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Toys made by artisan clusters under 23.23 Designs and Sourcing
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Blue Pottery
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Bedspreads by Preeti Chadha
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Saris by Baya Weaves
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Fabrics by Marm
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Solar Power Systems by Asun
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Ozzie Terrariums
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Sleepy Owl coffee
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Reusable sanitary pads by The Crimson Project
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Garments by Dhuri
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Garments by Kalamkari
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Garments by Preeti Prashant
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Natural hair colouring and hair care by Plant Pure
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Lessons in sustainability from One Step Greener
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Dr Priyanka Giroti and her team at The Sterling Dental Clinic
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Sow Fresh organically grown produce
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‘Best Out of Waste’ by Raah Foundation

 

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