(Continued from last week)

Photos by Joanna Dhanraj

The only word to describe the village garden is lush. Vegetable plants spill out of their designated beds, the produce is large. I could barely find a pathway through the plants.

Wherever I looked, a scene of beautiful greenery greeted me. Following Lonsford Rodney, who parted the plants as we went along, I came across some of the biggest boulangers ever seen, pumpkins and watermelons larger but covered by leaves and plants around. In another row there were celery and parsley, and in others: calaloo, scallions, pepper, okro, bora, black eye peas and lettuce. Two women fervently worked battling the afternoon sun and using their hoes to clear …to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In.


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