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AgriVenture introduces a new culture to youths

Uprooting Assumptions WhyFarm through its AgriVenture tours has introduced students at the primary school level to a new culture of agriculture which teaches more than the traditional farming practices. AgriVenture has been developed to introduce anRead More…

Can Strawberries grow in the Caribbean?

Ms. Diandra Rowe, Assistant Managing Director at Abbey Garden Farm.

I graduated from the University of Technology Jamaica class of 2012 with a BSc. in Hotel and Resort Management. After graduating from university I worked in the sales industry in the capacity of branch manager for a small electronics store, afterwards I moved on to train for a supervisory position with a well established supermarket chain, six months in I decided it wasn’t for me so I took on a job as a sales advisor for a luxury car dealership. Despite excelling and being offered a senior sales advisor position after having worked with the company for only three months I then took a leap of faith and resigned to return home and carry on the family business which lacked proper management and was on the verge of being shut down. I have been farming full time since January 2015 and I have no plans to change career paths in the near future. 🙂


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