EcoFarms News

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                                     <td><a href="jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20150619/local-companies-forge-links-diaspora" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://www.ecofarmsjamaica.com/image/data/photos/news/2015_06 Diaspora WENC.jpg" style="width: 185px; height: 139px;" /></a>​​</td>

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                                     <h3><a href="http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20150619/local-companies-forge-links-diaspora" target="_blank">ARTICLE: Local Companies Forge Links With The Diaspora</a></h3>

 

                                     <h4>The Gleaner&nbsp;- June 19, 2015</h4>

 

                                     <p><em>While the various discussions took pride of place at the Sixth Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, firms offering goods and services took the opportunity to interact with potential investors, clients and partners at the Diaspora Marketplace.</em></p>

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                                     <td><a href="http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/food/Two-Sisters-and-the-Lady-Bee-Keeper_18572208"><img alt="" src="http://www.ecofarmsjamaica.com/image/data/photos/news/2015_03 Two Sisters.jpg" style="width: 185px; height: 122px;" /></a>​</td>

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                                     <h3><a href="http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/food/Two-Sisters-and-the-Lady-Bee-Keeper_18572208" target="_blank">ARTICLE: Two Sisters and the Lady Beekeeper</a></h3>

 

                                     <h4>Jamaica Observer - March 19, 2015</h4>

 

                                     <p><em>"Nobody around here had ever seen a lady bee-keeper till her. She liked to tell everybody that women made the best bee-keepers, 'cause they have a special ability built into them to love creatures that sting...."</em></p>

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                                     <td><a href="jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20141031/business/business7.html" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://www.ecofarmsjamaica.com/image/data/photos/news/2014_10 NCB NationBuilders Award2.jpg" style="width: 185px; height: 139px;" /></a>​</td>

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                                     <h3><a href="http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20141031/business/business7.html" target="_blank">ARTICLE: Meet Our 2014 Nation Builders</a></h3>

 

                                     <h4>The Gleaner - October 31, 2014</h4>

 

                                     <p><em>The National Commercial Bank's 2014 Nation Builder Awards ended with a gala held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel on October 21. This year, the rewards and recognition programme saw nine small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) being nominated in four categories.</em></p>

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                                     <td><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNprpIByN9c" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://www.ecofarmsjamaica.com/image/data/photos/news/2014_11 NCB Nationsbuilder Video.PNG" style="width: 185px; height: 89px;" /></a>​</td>

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                                     <h3><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNprpIByN9c" target="_blank">VIDEO: Nation Builder Awards 2014 Ceremony: Nominees - EnvironMed</a></h3>

 

                                     <h4>Published on November 10, 2014</h4>

 

                                     <p><em>“You will live in the land that I gave to your forefathers”. EcoFarms, a subsidiary of EnvironMed Limited has been living this motto since its creation. Ecofarms, which has been in the Foster and Reid families for generations, is the result of its proprietors turning their 100–plus bee colonies into a thriving business.</em></p>

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                                     <td><a href="http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/-We-can-t-afford-to-miss-the-boat--_16427327" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://www.ecofarmsjamaica.com/image/data/photos/news/2014_04 PM-at-EXPO Donkey.jpg" style="width: 185px; height: 122px;" /></a>​</td>

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                                     <h3><a href="http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/-We-can-t-afford-to-miss-the-boat--_16427327" target="_blank">ARTICLE: We can't afford to miss the boat!</a></h3>

 

                                     <h4>The Gleaner - April 3, 2014</h4>

 

                                     <p><em>We saw Jamaican excellence on show at our National Stadium and National Arena over the past two weeks. It was probably about 2002 that the late Teddy McCook was discussing his favourite topic: The promise of young Jamaican athletes</em></p>

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                                     <td><a href="http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20140403/cook/cook3.html" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://www.ecofarmsjamaica.com/image/data/photos/news/2014_03 michifarmmarketl20140329ws.jpg" style="width: 185px; height: 139px;" /></a>​</td>

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                                     <h3><a href="http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20140403/cook/cook3.html" target="_blank">ARTICLE: Michi Super Center Launches Brand Jamaica Campaign</a></h3>

 

                                     <h4>The Gleaner - April 3, 2014</h4>

 

                                     <p><em>Last Friday, the Michi Super Center embarked on a drive to promote Brand Jamaica in order to create a greater demand for local products as well as to increase production and the possibilities for more employment opportunities, thus reducing dependence on foreign imports.</em></p>

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                                     <td><a href="http://jis.gov.jm/jamaican-business-women-call-ambassador-vasciannie/" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://www.ecofarmsjamaica.com/image/data/photos/news/2013_12 Call on vascianne-US Embassy-640x425.jpg" style="width: 185px; height: 123px;" /></a>​</td>

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                                     <h3><a href="http://jis.gov.jm/jamaican-business-women-call-ambassador-vasciannie/" target="_blank">ARTICLE: Jamaican Business Women Call on Ambassador Vasciannie</a></h3>

 

                                     <h4>JIS – December 10, 2013</h4>

 

                                     <p><em>Two young Jamaican entrepreneurs, Yannek Page and Grace Foster-Reid, recently met with Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Stephen Vasciannie, to discuss various initiatives related to business innovation and market opportunity.</em></p>

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                                     <td><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pn6s2ivZm3Q" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://www.ecofarmsjamaica.com/image/data/photos/news/2013_07 Gleaner Video.PNG" style="width: 185px; height: 123px;" /></a>​</td>

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                                     <h3><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pn6s2ivZm3Q" target="_blank">VIDEO: EcoFarms Jamaica (2013 Gleaner SME Challenge)</a></h3>

 

                                     <h4>Published on Jul 8, 2013</h4>

 

                                     <p><em>Learn about EcoFarms Jamaica. We are a family run Jamaican company that produces award winning Buzz Honey Wine (mead), gourmet honey and HoneyStix. We have a vision to create 100 jobs while innovating honey.</em></p>

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                                     <td><a href="http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/business/From-the-bee-to-the-wine-glass_13101211" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://www.ecofarmsjamaica.com/image/data/photos/news/2012_11 Observer honeywine.jpg" style="width: 185px; height: 122px;" /></a>​</td>

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                                     <h3><a href="http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/business/From-the-bee-to-the-wine-glass_13101211" target="_blank">ARTICLE: From the bee to the wine glass</a></h3>

 

                                     <h4>Jamaica Observer – November 28, 2012</h4>

 

                                     <p><em>It may seem a stretch that bees can make wine, but honey sure can. Mandeville-based entrepreneur Grace Foster-Reid started selling three flavours of her Buzz Honey Wine in Kingston and Mandeville supermarkets this month. Her product has also ended up on the shelves of stores in the Norman Manley Inter-national and the Sangster International airports </em></p>

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                                     <td><a href="http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20110813/business/business1.html" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://www.ecofarmsjamaica.com/image/data/photos/news/2011_11 Interesting Twist Honey Gleaner.jpg" style="width: 185px; height: 139px;" /></a>​</td>

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                                     <h3><a href="http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20110813/business/business1.html" target="_blank">ARTICLE: Interesting Twist On Honey</a></h3>

 

                                     <h4>The Gleaner – August 13, 2011</h4>

 

                                     <p><em>When The Gleaner caught up with Grace Foster-Reid at her Mandeville home recently, she was comfortably dressed in faded jeans, T-shirt and water boots. After all, it was mid-afternoon and well into her workday, but she was able to take time to chat with our news team. "Very little," she rattles off in the trademark fast-paced cadence that forces one to lean forward so as not to miss any of her words. "Very little, but sometimes I miss the consistency of that steady income, that sure cheque. Today I feel good, though, about what I do, my conscience is free," she declares.</em></p>

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