Managing Director of Nature’s Produce, Timothy Walsh (left), explaining his farming techniques to Minister of Industry, Commerce, International Business and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss (right) and other members of the touring party, including (second from left) Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Agricultural Society, James Paul (third right).
Operator of Nature’s Produce, a local farm which is leading the way in terms of sustainable agriculture in this country, has expressed concern about what it terms as substandard agricultural products that are being imported into Barbados.
Managing Director of Nature’s Produce, Timothy Walsh, said that the substandard products are priced cheap and so create significant competition for the local market. He expressed his concern to the media, after taking Minister of Industry, Commerce, International Business and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, officials of his Ministry as well as the Barbados Manufacturers’ Association and the Barbados Agricultural Society, on a tour of his farm, which utilises the techniques ingrained in organic farming, aquaculture and aquaponics to make a contribution to the local agricultural sector.
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