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What to Expect at Denbigh 66!

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The oldest, largest and most dynamic Agricultural show in the English-speaking Caribbean will be this weekend!

The 66th staging of Denbigh will be this Saturday, August 4th to Monday, August 6th at the Denbigh Showground, May Pen, Clarendon. Exhibits will be open between 8am to 5pm.

***Tickets cost $1000JMD for Adults and $400JMD for Children***

The theme this year is, ‘Grow What You Eat, Eat What You Grow: Agriculture Securing Our Future’.

Patrons should ensure that they take advantage of purchasing fresh produce from farmers who represent farms across the island at the Farmers’ Market.

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Source: http://www.jas.gov.jm

There will be numerous Attractions and Entertainment such as:

– Agricultural and Horticultural Exhibits

– National Champion Farmer Competition

– Farm Queen Competition

– Youth in Agriculture Competition

– An Assimilation Exercise on Climate Change and the Impact of Technology

– Greenhouse Farmer Competition showcasing linkages within the Tourism and Agricultural Processing sectors.

JUTC is providing a PARK-AND-RIDE Shuttle Service from Kingston over the 3 days!

Roundtrip Ticket Costs: $1400JMD (Adults); $1200JMD (Children)

Ticket outlets:

JUTC Office, Shop 126b, Greater Portmore Shopping Centre, Spanish Town Transport Centre on Burke Road, Half-Way-Tree Transport Centre and JUTC Downtown Hub, 9 East Parade.

Departure times from locations in Kingston:

Spanish Town Transport Centre: 10am – 1pm
Half-Way-Tree Transport Centre: 8:30am – 11am
Portmore Mall: 9am – 12noon

Departure times from Denbigh: 7:30pm and 10:30pm daily

#BuyLocal #EatFresh #SugaEndorsed

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Agro Fest 2018 is this Saturday in Hope Pastures!

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It’s time for AgroFest again! The 22nd staging won’t be at Jamaica College this year. It will be at The Jamaica Horticultural Society Show Ground Hope Estate, Hope Pastures at the corner of Gibson Close and Gibson Dr., Kingston 6.

The Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show put on by the Kingston and St. Andrew Association of Branch Societies along with the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) will feature Horticultural displays, a Farmers Market, a Champion Blue Mountain Farmer Competition and more.

It will be a fun day out for the family with a Kiddies Village and Entertainment.

Grow What We Eat and Eat What We Grow!

Ticket Information:

Admission: $600JMD for Adults and $100JMD for Children at the Gate

For Additional Information Contact JAS:

Ph: 876-922-0610; 876-948-2901

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Agro Fest 21 Happening NOW at Jamaica College!

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Remember Agro Fest is happening NOW at Jamaica College!

Bring out the kids for face painting, rides by the Kiddies Village and more. It costs just $100 per Child at the gate and $500 for Adults.

There will also be entertainment for the entire family, prizes and surprises.

The animals are waiting for the kids to come and say hello.

Flashbacks from last year!

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Planning on going to the supermarket or market? Come get your tax free produce at Agro Fest straight from the source!

Grow What We Eat… Eat What We Grow!

Come on out and support our Parish’s Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show.

If you have been following Suga’s posts on Agro Fest, the remaining Exhibitors are:

The Petal’s Edge

Tropical Foliage

Jamaica Small Ruminants Society

Food Storage and Prevention of Infestation Division

Mathematics Resources

Bludum’s Accessories

Ebony Park Academy

Fersan

Natural Wood Forms Creations

Tropical Foliage

Office of Utilities Regulation

Blood Transfusion service

National Council for Senior Citizens

Antidumping & Subsidies Commission

L. Brown

4H Clubs – Public Gardens

G-Lovers Orchard

Caribbean AgriProduct Trading Co.

If you would like to see the other Distributors, check the following links:

https://sugalifestyle.com/2017/05/15/all-roads-lead-to-agro-fest-21-this-saturday-at-jamaica-college/

https://sugalifestyle.com/2017/05/09/the-21st-staging-of-agro-fest-will-be-saturday-may-20/

Make sure you stop by the Burgess’ Booth, ‘AgroFest21’ to see and sample rare and popular fruits. There will also unforgettable images of Agro Fest over the years and more.

Suga hopes to see you soon!

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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All Roads Lead to Agro Fest 21 this Saturday at Jamaica College!

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Grow What We Eat… Eat What We Grow!

Come on out and support our Parish’s Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show this Saturday, May 20 at Jamaica College. Gates open from 8am.

Some of the Exhibitors will be:

Agricultural Chemical Plants

Agro Grace Ltd.

CASE

H & L Agro

SOS Foods

Stewart’s Autosales Ltd

A Touch of Art

KODA

Truman’s Plants

SDC

National Blood Transfusion Service

Devine Treasures

Cool Sun Plant Nursery

 

Stay tuned to see who else will be there!

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By: Gabrielle Burgess

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The 21st Staging of Agro Fest will be Saturday, May 20!

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Grow What We Eat… Eat What We Grow!

Come on out and support our Parish’s Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show on Saturday, May 20 at Jamaica College. Gates open from 8am.

Some of the Exhibitors will be:

Mavis Bank/Jablum

TaToni’s Accessories

T. Geddes Grant

RADA

Café Royale & More

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica

Forestry Department

RAS Organics

Perishables Ja Ltd./Carimed Ltd.

Solar Water Fountains Falls & Systems

Stay tuned to see who else will be there!

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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