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December 29th, 2012
Farmers on the Move President ‘overwhelmed’ at Agri Tourism response

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Farmers on the Move President, Mr Khoy Smith was overwhelmed and surprised at the response of the first batch of ‘Agri Tourists’ that came to the island this past week.

December 27th, 2012
UPDATE: Tourist group samples VI ‘Agri Tourism’ product

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – A small group of eleven persons were the first to experience the new brand of a Virgin Islands (VI) tourism initiative being pioneered by Virgin Islands resident Julio S. Henry.

November 14th, 2012
Farmers on the Move reaps first crop from Paraquita Bay farm

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Farmers on the Move President Mr Khoy Smith disclosed today November 14, 2012 that the participants of the group’s recent short course in agriculture have reaped their first crop and agreed to give this to non-profit groups.

October 29th, 2012
No timeline set for use of greenhouses - Brathwaite

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chief Agricultural Officer (CAO) Bevin Brathwaite has revealed that there was no timeline in place for the activation of the greenhouses located at Paraquita Bay.

September 28th, 2012
Farmers on the Move gearing to cultivate newly acquired land

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Farmers on the Move has now moved to the second phase of its agricultural project with the acquisition of land at Paraquita Bay for a model project in farming.

August 30th, 2012
Fifteen graduate from Farmers on the Move Agricultural Course

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The Agricultural Course conducted by Farmers on the Move culminated with the 15 participants collecting their awards today, August 30, 2012.

August 18th, 2012
‘Farmers on the Move’ launches Agricultural Practices Course

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Farmers on the Move yesterday, August 17, 2012 launched a new agricultural initiative geared towards improving the marketability of local farmers in the Paraquita Bay area. Yesterday’s session marked the first in a series for a Short Course in Agricultural Practices.

January 27th, 2012
Farmers on the Move has no faith in new Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Noting that Government, whether VIP or NDP, has not been fair to local farmers, President of Farmers on the Move, Khoy Smith says the group has decided against participating in the upcoming Farmer’s Week activities and instead will be concentrating on having their own activities which would truly promote agriculture and farmers.



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