|Coffee farmers restive again
Coffee farmers are again restive as it is unlikely that the Trustees of the Coffee Farmers Insurance Fund will be able to resolve the issues preventing the payout of the proceeds in time for this month-end deadline. Representative of the Blue Mountain coffee farmers...
Fair-trade certification for Banana industry
The island's banana farmers have commenced the process of getting Fair-trade certification for local bananas. "This will result in an additional premium in the price of bananas entering the export market once the whole question of fair trade...
St Ann to host agri-enviro science competition and fair
Ocho Rios, St.Ann: The Ministry of Education and Youth's region three office will be hosting the schools agricultural science and environmental competition and fair in St. Ann on Tuesday, May 22. The event will be held on the grounds of the York Castle High School...
Big plans ahead for Agrofest 2007
The staging of Agrofest 2007, the premier agricultural and industrial show for Kingston and St. Andrew, promises to be a grand event this year, with impressive displays of farm produce and an exciting entertainment package
Market life - Georgiana Reid
AME OF VENDOR: Georgiana Reid YEARS AS A VENDOR: 30MARKET: Christiana, Manchester ON SELLING IN THE MARKETS: "I used to sell at markets in Kingston, Montego Bay, Mandeville and Falmouth.