LIME Contributes to another Successful Agriculture Fair
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS: 25th May, 2012 – LIME partnered with the Department of Agriculture in hosting the annual Agriculture Fair on April 26th to 27th under the theme “The Transformation of The Agriculture Sector, From Farm to Fork Approach.”
The fair was dubbed a great success by the huge crowd that came out to see, sample and buy the various agricultural products and services produced/offered by our local farmers and associated businesses.
Chairperson of the Agriculture Open Day Committee, Mr Ian Chapman gave LIME a special thank you. “We are grateful that LIME came on board without hesitation to make our event a great success. Their support enabled us to showcase our products and services which is one of the ways that we promote the growth and development of the agriculture sector in our federation” stated Mr. Chapman.
One of the main highlights of the event was a LIME sponsored competition. Excitement intensified when persons got the opportunity to win a prize for guessing the weight of the biggest pumpkin at the fair. Local businessman, Franklin Brand was the lucky winner of the $100 Top Up, compliments of LIME. In true LIME fashion patrons were treated to a very affordable handset at $49 which came with a free $10 top up card.
General Manager, David Lake underscored that LIME’s support to agricultural development in St. Kitts and Nevis is unwavering because it is the way forward for a sustainable and secure argo-food industry. He stated, “Agriculture for food security ensures greater economic stability. Without a doubt, it is of paramount importance that our nation strives to become more self-reliant where feeding ourselves is concerned. LIME is happy to contribute in a meaningful way to this pursuit”.
A sustainable agriculture industry is the corner stone of food security, cultural advancement, economic diversity and stability. For these reasons, LIME is proud to partner with the Department of Agriculture in this very progressive venture year after year and will remain committed to agricultural development in St. Kitts and Nevis for years to come.