Farming Couple from Nevis wins off -island exhibits in the Virgin Islands

ZIZ News…Feb 22 2012 — A Nevisian couple was one of the winners at the 41st Virgin Islands Agri-fest which took place on the President’s weekend.

The Agriculture fair ground was named in honour of UVI golden Jubilee and the Land Grant Programs 40th anniversary.

According to a release, there were several awards presented, such as Farmer of the Year for those in Livestock and Produce. One of the categories was off-island exhibits, which was won by the farming couple from Brown Hill, Nevis, Teen and Billy Thompson.

Off-island exhibits included Guyana in the south, St. Kitts, Grenada, Antigua, Dominica, and St. Lucia.

Teen and Billy Thompson on opening day Saturday 19th with their display of Nevis produce at the 41st Virgin Islands Agrifest.
The smiling couple, Teen and Billy Thompson, proudly holding their winning trophy and ribbons for best off-island exhibit.

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