Category Archives: General

LIFE New Members

LIFE welcomes the St. Thomas Bee Farmers Association, Jamaica Federation of Commercial Apiculturists  and the John’s Town Women Craft Collective as the newest members of LIFE. This mirrors our thrust in expansion of the beekeeping  industry in Jamaica and supporting women’s groups. Currently LIFE has 13 members that include community...

LIFE Annual General Meeting

The LIFE Annual General Meeting was held on November 30, 2011 at the VOUCH training  room at 1 National Heroes Circle. Thirty-one members and stakeholders participated. Newly appointed board members were confirmed by the meeting and included Attorney at Law Mrs. Aloun Ndombet Assamba, and Richard Grant of  Churches Credit...

Climate Change and Greenhouse Farming

Increasing temperatures within our region place both open and  protected agriculture under threat. My greenhouse is located  approximately two thousand feet above sea level in the parish of  Manchester, central Jamaica, where I was born and grew up. I  have noticed a considerable change in at least two (2) aspects...