Growing Chocolate in Jamaica
Nancy interested in Jamaican chocolate.
"Chamba" (Lloyd Scott), a 70-year old farmer in Islington, harvesting cocoa
pods for our fermenting practice. Click on this link for a clip of a tour of his farm
the pods and beginning the fermenting process.
On February 15, 2008 we held our first organic co-op organizing
meeting for chocolate farmers in Islington, Jamaica to introduce
them to organic farming principles and to meet Dr. Dwight E.
Robinson (on the right) of the Jamaican Organic Agriculture
This August (2009) we had two more meetings and invited Mr. Ellis to speak to the group
about the services of the Jamaican Agricultural Society for which he is the parish President.