Discover the marvels of local artisans at the Msheireb Market by Torba
A weekly seasonal market that focuses on eco-friendly products, exceptional handicrafts and authentic cuisine to operate every Saturday at Sikkat Al Wadi
Doha, Qatar, 7 November 2021: – Msheireb Downtown Doha, one of the smartest and most sustainable fully-built city districts in the world and Qatar’s destination for leisure, living, and business, launched yesterday the seasonal Msheireb Market by Torba, a collaboration between Msheireb Properties and Torba.
Set to host visitors every Saturday from 3 to 9 pm along the Sikkat Al Wadi walkway in Msheireb’s retail quarter, the market encompasses a collection of artisans and small businesses that focus on locally produced food, eco-living, and artisanal products that support sustainable lifestyles and community engagement.
The market features around street vendors offering an array of products and items, including local organic vegetables, handmade crafts and jewellery, speciality foods and coffee, health and beauty products and a garden centre.
Msheireb Market by Torba aims to support and empower small businesses and local farms. It acts as a weekly meeting space for the public to directly engage with local businesses in a fun and relaxing ambience.
Prospective market vendors are encouraged to apply online through www.farmersmarket.qa website. All vendors require a commercial registration and must employ sustainability principles in their product or service to be considered for the market.
A privately owned company, Torba has become a leader in locally grown food, artisanal goods and community engagement. Torba provides high quality, eco-friendly products from Qatar through Torba Store, its online shop, and seasonal community markets including Education City Market by Torba and Msheireb Market by Torba.
With a community focus, Torba aims to educate Qatar about the importance of healthy eating and conscious living, while supporting local farmers, promoting artisans and encouraging sustainability. Torba also hosts workshops and champions community-based initiatives.
“Torba” is derived from Arabic, meaning: “The pure soil that feeds, nourishes and nurtures.”
About Msheireb Properties:
A national real estate development company and a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation established as a commercial venture to support the foundation in achieving the Qatar National Vision 2030. The company aims to enrich people’s lives and improve the overall quality of how they live, work and thrive by creating modern, innovative, and authentic developments.
Msheireb Properties partnered with industry leaders and experts in order to align the architectural lessons of the past with the latest in eco-friendly technologies, in order to employ a new approach to urban planning; one that combines traditional methods and modern technology to preserve the environment as well as the cultural identity of Qatar.
An emerging leader in sustainable development, Msheireb Properties’ new language is used to create buildings of a shared DNA, reviving local heritage and culture through a unified architectural idiom.
Its signature project, Msheireb Downtown Doha, is developing a blueprint for sustainable urban regeneration.
Msheireb Properties received ISO certification from the British Standards Institution for quality (ISO 9001:2015), environmental performance (ISO 14001:2015), occupational health and safety (BS OHSAS 18001:2007), and Risk Management Standard (ISO 31000:2009).