UncappeD Marketplace this year saw the New Guyana Marketing Corporation arranging for many more farmers to showcase their fresh produce.

The displays and packaging were impressive.

Particularly outstanding was a 12-year-old girl from Berbice who grew her own purple pearl onions and beets. She was there with her mother who is also a farmer. My friend and I were her first customers and she proudly sold us her produce. She sold out long before her mother. It was a pity that the media and officials did not seem to pay her and her produce more attention…..

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