Simone Doctor, Holland Primary principal & Hon J.C. Hutchinson view romaine lettuce cultivation using drip irrigation provided by plastic bottles on March 31 following the launch of the school's Breakfast Programme.
Hon J.C. Hutchinson (left) cuts ribbon to the Holland Primary School Garden in St. Elizabeth on March 31 at the launch of the School Breakfast Programme with principal Simone Doctor.
Hon J.C. Hutchinson (2nd R) presents garden supplies & tools to Marvalee Samuels of Lacovia Primary, one of 15 participating schools in the National School Garden & Breakfast Programme in St. Elizabeth.
Fabian Mason (R) of the National Irrigation Commission (NIC) discusses open field cultivation of cabbage with Hon J.C. Hutchinson (centre) during a tour of NIC’s demonstration plot in Braco, Trelawny.
Hon J.C. Hutchinson (left) in discussion with Hon Floyd Green, MP for South West St. Elizabeth, during an Irish Potato Production Post Harvest Seminar & Study Tour in Hounslow, St. Elizabeth, on March 10.
Hon J.C. Hutchinson (R) views parsley from Franklin Douglas’ farm in Braco, Trelawny. Mr. Douglas has five acres of herbs and vegetable, including basil, mixed lettuce, eggplant and dill, under cultivation.