Vendors, buyers satisfied with GMC’s Christmas Market

At last Saturday’s Farmers’ Market

For all the challenges that continue to be associated with finding adequate local markets for the volumes of fruit and vegetables produced by local farmers, the New Guyana Marketing Corporation (GMC) continues to undertake periodic initiatives to bring buyers and sellers from the coastal regions together.

Considerations of distance and high travel costs, however, limit the frequency with which farm produce and agro-processed goods from hinterland communities find their way to markets in the capital.

Aware that the festive season customarily generates an increased demand for agricultural produce, the GMC last Saturday staged a Christmas Market. While organisational constraints would have placed limits on the number of vendors invited to participate in the event, Stabroek Business learnt that farmers and agro-producers from Regions One, Two, Three, Four, Five and Six were invited to bring their produce ‘to market.’….

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