GALLE GOOD MARKET
The Galle Good Market is open every Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm (rain or shine!) in Court Square, Galle Fort.
10am - 11am: Community open mic
11am - 1pm: Language Club for young adults interested in practicing their spoken English in a friendly and supportive group. Meet at Information Stall
1pm - 2pm: Chill out music
3pm - 4pm: Kids adventure session meets at the Good Market Information Stall.
4pm - 6pm: Community open mic
Relax in stall 4 with a head, shoulder or back massage from new vendor Onwill Herbal. They also have herbal massage oils, facial packs, hand and foot scrubs and anti-dandruff oil, all made from traditional herbs and everyday all-natural items.
Welcome new vendor Rampart and choose from a range of local, Sri Lankan designer clothing made from handloom and cheeththa in stall 15. The clothes are made by women who were former garment factory workers and now own their own business. 20% of profits are used by Rampart to support livelihood development and education for disadvantaged women and children.
Looking for a sustainable and unique way to mark the commitment of a lifetime? Talk to Kanchi Crafts in stall 5 to design unique handmade rings using your choice of wood, gemstone and metal.
New vendor Green Herbal will have a selection of natural and traditional oils and lotions for hair and body care as well as natural toothpaste in stall 12.
Ness Valley is introducing orange marmalade along with their selection of homemade cakes in stall 11.
You can find Good Market products from other regions in stall 2 including organic vegetables, cacao powder, organic teas, organic rice, body care products, organic dried fruit snacks and much more. See something you like in the Good Market shop promotions? Call the shop team at 0117446433 and ask them to bring it down to Galle.
You can also find vendors with batik handloom and upcycled handmade clothing and shoes, wooden utensils and tableware, home decor, linens and crafts, upcycled accessories, organic spices and supplements, ready-to-eat food and drink and more.
COLOMBO GOOD MARKET
The Colombo Good Market is open every Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm (rain or shine!) in the Nuga Tree Car Park at the Colombo Racecourse.
10am - 12pm: Morning chillout music by Izuru
12pm to 3pm: RnB and classic music from Senses
3pm to 4pm: Live music by Jayanga
4pm to 6pm: Community open mic
New vendor Ceylon Pure brings to market whole foods that are organic, non-GMO, and fair trade certified. They work with small-scale producers and produce products such as Cashewtrella, a coconut treacle butter spread, toasted coconut chips, coconut flour, and more. Welcome them and check out their range in stall B2.
Stop by stall B8 to welcome new vendor Huille de Argan. Learn about the benefits of argan oil for skin and hair care and pick up a bottle of cold-pressed pure argan oil.
We all know that it's important to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water throughout the day, but how much do you know about the water bottle that you use and its impact on your health and the environment? Visit ECO-V in stall A11 to find out about BPA and other materials to watch out for when choosing a water bottle.
Mantra Life Center is introducing smoothies made with natural ingredients. Select from cinnamon banana, beetroot, spinach, peanut chocolate and many more for a healthy boost from stall C5.
Dr PPARs is offering 10% off their Chlorella sorokiniana microalgae nutritional supplement tablets which help modulate the immune system, lower cholesterol and blood sugar, and support detoxification in stall A7.
Did you know that leeks provide vitamin A which aids eyesight and immunity, bone-building vitamin K and magnesium? Get 10% off on organic leeks from Saaraketha Organics in stall F4 and get in on the benefits!
Chrysalis is back with WEAVE, a collaborative effort to support a group of women in two small villages in Northern Sri Lanka. The group works to revive the once a booming handloom industry in the North and you can support their mission by picking up handmade sarees, shawls and scarves from stall A9.
It's time to try all those nut recipes you've bookmarked! Organic walnuts, pine nuts and macadmia nuts from Organico Guru are just Rs. 1990 only in stall D6.
You can also get a massage and find vendors with all-natural body care products, ethical clothing and shoes, responsibly sourced gem and silver jewellery, hand-crafted accessories, toys and arts and crafts, linens, fresh organic fruits and vegetables, all-natural spices, fresh juices and local pickles, ready-to-eat food for dine-in and take-away and more.
GOOD MARKET SHOP
The Good Market organic and natural food shop is open every day, across the street from the Colombo Saturday Good Market at the Racecourse. The shop operates as a not-for-profit social enterprise and has products from more than 70 Good Market approved vendors.
Satin products are back on the shelves with all new face and body soap bars in charcoal, mangosteen, kohomba and moringa varieties and a dishwash bar soap made from discarded cooking oil. This dishwash bar is gentle and hydrating on the skin while still doing its job of cleaning dirty kitchen ware. It is also, completely biodegradable, making it an all-round win win choice.
The snack bar range now offers more choice with the addition of Australia Superfood Co's organic, raw and paleo friendly options in the form of chocolate coconut dream bite with wattleseed and ancient rainforest berry bar with riberry and Davidson plum from Organico Guru.
BACK IN STOCK:
Hydroponically grown fresh salad leaves from Lanka Salad Company
Cashew crumble and coconut crumble from Hope Cookies are back in stock. Stock up on the yummy snacks with the feel-good knowledge that sales and support of Hope Cookies helps provide empowerment and employment to people with developmental disabilities.
Jaggery sweetened chocolate bar makes delicious, rich hot chocolate and the jaggery or sugar chocolate pieces are a bite sized delight. If you're not yet a fan of this two ingredient, better-for-you chocolate from Hansa Ceylon you don't yet know what you'e missing!
PGS certified free-range eggs from Malpotha Farms
Laundry powder, odor absorbing activated carbon pouches, convenient and reusable shopping bags made from upcycled saris and more fromMoonshadow
Sundried tomatoes, savory tomato and chilli jam, sundried tomatoes in basil and olive oil marinade and more from Rangala House Gourmet
Organic dried mango snacks, papaya chunks, pineapple chunks and fruit salad from Sunfrost Govi Aruna
Dates, gram flour, kurrakkan flour and atta flour from FoodLink