Sunday, December 11, 2011

BELIZE THIRD ANNUAL ORGANIC FAIR HELD IN REMOTE SOUTHERN TOLEDO DISTRICT

You got shelter, food to eat, bit of rum once in a while, friends to chat with, some sex, and a guitar. What more do you need, or want out of life. This is Grandpa Zuniga.
23 year old Gordon´s house, in the tropical environment of the Toledo District, were life is sustainable agriculture.
23 year old Gordon Zuniga with his organic plot.



REMOTE TOLEDO DISTRICT IN THE SOUTHERN PART OF BELIZE HOLDS THE 3RD ANNUAL ORGANIC FARMING FAIR

They call themselves the Sustainable Harvest International Belize, Annual Organic Fair. The event was held at the park in the coastal town of Punta Gorda. This is also the entry and exit port for water taxis between Guatemala and Belize. At the FAIR there were 28 booths this year. Between 800 and a 1000 people visited the small FAIR. Farmers were selling their produce. On average they made about $200 each. Two farmers sold their twenty bags of corn at $40 each. Spons0rs for the FAIR were Scotia Bank, Toledo Farm Supply, Pro World Belize, Belize Defense Force, Beth Robinson for her Belize Ag Report quarterly magazine, Elizabeth Kearns, Florence Johnson, Arsenio Witz, Alistair King, Robert Jonathan, Beverly Griffiths, Susan Chamberlain, Emily Ramireez, Brian and Ann Holland, Ella and Lorenzo Forbes, Tumul Kin Center of Learning, roots and Shoots, from far Northern Consejo Shores in the Corozal District

2 comments:

Antoinette Gomez said...

Trying to contact Ella Forbes, a friend from oxford of your son. we are coming to belize.
agomez242002@yahoo.com
we want to come first week of april

Antoinette Gomez said...

Trying to contact Ella Forbes, a friend from oxford of your son. we are coming to belize.
agomez242002@yahoo.com
we want to come first week of april