Shimla to host organic food festival

Last Updated: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 12:10 hrs

Shimla, June 26 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh agriculture department will organise a three-day annual organic fair and food festival in the state capital from June 28, a statement said here Wednesday.

The aim of the fair is to create awareness on organic farming and products amongst farmers and people, the official statement said.

The main attractions of the event would be an organic food court where dishes made of organic vegetables and pulses will be served.

Exhibitions in which farmer groups and organisations will display and sell their organic products, workshops and seminar would be organised.

The International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture and state-run Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation are partners in the fair.

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