Barbuda Farmers Ensuring Food Security For The Sister Isle

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Story of Neil George and Justin Griffin’s Farm:

Neil George and Justin Griffin started their farm on the 21st February 2014.

 

They suffered a great loss on 5th September2017 during the passage of hurricane Irma.

 

They have rebuilt the livestock farm and to date, they have over 250 head of sheep, 165 head of goats, 3 head of cattle ,75 ducks and 80 yard fowls and they said that they did all this by themselves.

By Livestock Farmer Mr. Oteen Beazer

I started animal farming one (1) year before Hurricane Irma with about 6 Goats.

 

When the hurricane hit Barbuda,  I had 8-10 goats,  after the hurricane I was left with 2.

 

The reason I decided to enter into the business of raising goats is to make extra monies to help with my family etc, now I have 3

By Backyard Farmer, Monica Webber

 

Monica Webber has started backyard farming after Hurricane Irma and said that she has lots to offer in the field of agriculture.

 

Webber said that she is interested in continuing and even expanding her skills to become a full time farmer if the opportunity arises.

 

 

 

 

 

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