Winter vegetable markets now open | Offers fresh vegetables from local farms in Qatar

Winter vegetable markets now open | Offers fresh vegetables from local farms

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment said in a Tweeter post that 125 local farms will participate for the season 2019-20. The winter vegetable markets opened on Thursday (Nov 14) for the season 2019-20.

In line with Qatar’s policy to become more self-reliant, the need for producing local farm products has risen in recent years with the nation primarily focusing on local production to ensure food safety.

The winter vegetable markets offer fresh vegetables to the citizens and residents at very attractive prices as they are brought straight from the local farms.

The biggest advantage the winter markets have to offer is a legal location to sell their products directly to the end-user without the interference of a middleman. This not only brings down the cost of the produce but due to the reduced time factor keeps the veggies fresh and crispy green.

The markets are located in Al Sheehaniya, AlMazrooa, Al Wakrah, Al Khor-Al Zakhira, and Al Shamal. have been a huge success.

Get Directions to Winter vegetable markets:

  • Al Shamal Vegetable Market: https://goo.gl/maps/JmnaaQqNo6xPtmaQ6
  • Al Wakrah Vegetable Market: https://goo.gl/maps/hGp9mWbyeiywr6ua9
  • Al Mazrouh Vegetable Market: https://goo.gl/maps/sSoFGaCfJqNpsXnc7
  • Al Khor & Al Zakhira: https://goo.gl/maps/X1HFdGEx1S6TDo6k6

Apart from the above mentioned Balidya winter vegetable market, the Qatar Foundation’s ever-popular Torba Farmers Market is back at the Ceremonial Court in the Education City.

According to QF release – One big market day a week means everyone can have an amazing Torba experience, with a greater variety of quality vendors and fun activities. Torba Farmers Market is a celebration of locally grown produce, homemade cuisine, and artisanal endeavors. Members of the community can attend workshops, shop, and take part in various activities happening in the area.

The QF organized Torba Farmers Market is a full-day market in Education City’s Ceremonial Court every Saturday from 8 am–8 pm and runs from 16th November 2019 to 28th March 2020.

Note: Image used in this article is just for representation and not an actual image from the market.

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