Vanastree is back with its annual Malnad Mela on February 2 and 3. Vanastree, a Sirsi-based women’s collective brings a range of seeds, produce from forest gardens from the Malnad region of Karnataka (Western Ghats), food products, local cuisine, and crafts.

Also on offer will be a variety of ethnic Malnad foods prepared by Vanastree members. Apart from Vanastree, this year’s Mela will also feature products from Namma Angadi, small steps, A Hundred Hands, and The Crafts Studio.

The weekend mela will be held at Golden Bead School (playground), off Richmond Road, behind Big Kid’s Kemp M.G. Road, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Contact Sunita Rao on 0-94802-99200