The Jamaica Diaspora Agriculture Task Force (JDAT) in partnership with the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) hosted the Denbigh Symposium this year at the 64th staging of Denbigh. The theme of the Symposium was Organic and Sustainable farming. Over 200 Farmers attended the event over three days. The Task Force also introduced the first ever Champion Sustainable/Organic competition. See coverage below.
- JDAT Sponsored Champion Farmer
- Organic Industry Opens
- New Farmer Competition
- New Denbigh Features
- Organic Spotlight
- Press Release
- Symposium Presentations
Many thanks are in order to the JDAT Denbigh Committee: Pam Campbell, Denise McLaughlin-Eutsay, Shauna Cassell, Andrea Bryan, Heather Lesko, Andre Blake, Neil Curtis, and Raymond Martin for their work over the last several months planning and executing this event. And all our Sponsors, Partners, and Speakers listed below. Based on the first year success, the Task Force looks forward to continuing and growing the Symposium program – professional development for Farmers – next year.
Thanks to our Sponsors and Partners for their help making the first Organic and Sustainable farming Symposium a success:
The Jamaica Agricultural Society team, President Norman Grant, Jamila Francis, Chris Emanuel and others. Nicola Shirley-Phillips, Raymond Martin, Ainsworth Riley, Nkrumah Green, Oronde Mcnish, Idelle Brown, Dr. Claire Nelson, Carol Peppe Hewitt, Annette Salmon, Terrence Johnson, Dr. Earle Wilson, Ernesto Wignal, Francine Webb, Ricardo Gowdie, Janice Mcleod, Oldane Graham, Neil Curtis, Colin Vernon, the DCAD Office, Lisa Love of Fly Jamaica and Dervan Malcolm of Power 106.
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