Diwali Gifts: Sustainable gifting

Give back to the environment and the community with eco-conscious products

Black Baza Coffee
Black Baza Coffee

Black Baza Coffee

A coffee company that works with small farmers to conserve biodiversity and secure their livelihoods. Their Arabica and Robusta beans are sourced from the Western Ghats.

Price: Starting from Rs100 for 100g

Available at Buy.blackbazacoffee.com.

The Summer House

The Summer House, an eco-conscious luxury brand, makes homeware with locally sourced material, crafted by village artisans. This serving platter is made with mango wood from a sustainable plantation.

Price: Rs950

Available at Thesummerhouse.in.


Palmera is a non-profit that works with war-torn rural communities in Sri Lanka to create livelihood opportunities. Handmade tells the stories of 34 women, through their food. All the proceeds from the book go to rural entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka.

Price: $45, or about Rs3,000 (shipping charge, $13.4, extra)

Available at Palmera.org.

Under The Mango Tree

A social enterprise that’s helping farmers create a new revenue stream through apiculture, Under the Mango Tree’s honeys are certified organic, fair trade and single-origin.

Price: Starting from Rs450 for 500g

Available at Amazon.in.

Vrindavan Farm Tea

With a firm eye on slow farming and biodiversity, Vrindavan Farm in Wada, Maharashtra, works with indigenous farmers to produce organic fruits, vegetables, spices and herbal teas. Pick from their gavati, frangipani, roselle, banana, mango, ‘tulsi’ flower and moringa blends.

Price: Starting from Rs290

Available at Shophop.co.in.