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Passionate about Passion Fruit

Sunday, March 25th, 2018

This past trip, we were fortunate to be able to meet with the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), the Ministry of Agriculture, Horticulture Crops Development (HCD) and both local and national government leaders to discuss the way forward to further assist small scale farmers.  GIZ has gracioulsly given Fruited Plains a grant to train… Read More

Farmers, Passion Fruit, Changed Lives…

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

We are very excited to report that the Passion Fruit project has been extremely successful. We started with around 50 farmers growing Passion Fruit and by the end of 2016 we will have 200 and it is projected that by the end of 2017, we will have 400! We have had to expand our nursery… Read More

Harvest is Plenty

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

The Passion Fruit harvest is under way!  The farmers have been selling on average 1,000 pounds of Passion Fruit per week!  They are making more money than they have ever made for their hard work.  We met with the farmers in February and there are many more farmers who are lining up to receive the seedlings when they… Read More