The public, and customers of the TDC Home and Building Depots in St. Kitts and Nevis will again get the opportunity to purchase a variety of fresh farm produce and ornamental plants at the stores Annual Farmers Market.

The mini marketplace will be open on Saturday 26th March 2022, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., at both locations on the Frigate Bay Road in Basseterre and Pinney’s Industrial Estate in Charlestown.

The activity forms part of the companies’ Farmers Appreciation Month initiative, which is specifically designed to recognize the farming fraternity for their continued efforts and contributions in ensuring food safety and security and reducing import substitution.

Complementing the outdoor activity is the on-going discount sale on lawn and garden supplies, such as seeds, fertilizer, pesticides, equipment, and inputs not for only bona fide farmers but to persons involved in various forms agriculture.

Over the four (4) week period, field representatives from the TDC Agro Divisions have been visiting and interacting with farmers, along with other persons involved in crop production to find ways to improve through which the company can better meet and serve their needs.

Picture – Customers purchasing fresh produce at the TDC Home and building Depot (St. Kitts) Farmers’ Market


For the month of March, farmers are being celebrated by the TDC Home and Building Depots for their contribution to agriculture, in St. Kitts and Nevis.

Over the four (4) week period, the retail stores are offering savings on tool, garden supplies, including mulch, fertilizers, pesticides, equipment, machinery, and inputs, among others.

This year, several farmers will be recognized for their efforts with the ‘Farmer of the Year’ Award, which is an in-store shoppers’ incentive launched in 2021, to help them acquire additional materials to better increase output.

To meet their varying needs, field representatives from the Lawn and Garden Centres have been visiting and interacting with the fraternity offering practical advice and solutions on how to improve production, while ensuring food safety and security.

Picture: Ras Bora of Gideon Farm in Old Road showing the progress of locally grown berries during a Farmers Field visit

 

 

 

 


As part of their ongoing support for the local farming community, the TDC Home and Building Depots in St. Kitts and Nevis will host their annual Farmers Markets on Saturday 27th March 2021.

The mini marketplace will be open to customers who patronise the stores on the Frigate Bay Road in Basseterre or at Pinney’s Industrial Estate in Charlestown to purchase a wide variety of fresh farm produce and ornamental plants, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

The activity forms part of the companies’ Farmers’ Appreciation Month initiative and is designed to reward and show solidarity with the farming fraternity, with an emphasis on promoting the ‘eat local’ message, food security, and import substitution.

Complementing the outdoor activity will be the on-going discount sale on lawn and garden supplies, including seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, and equipment for not only bona fide farmers but for all persons involved in agriculture.

Over the four (4) week period field representatives from the TDC Agro Divisions have been visiting and interacting with farmers, along with other persons involved in crop production to find ways to better meet and serve their needs.