Caribbean Farmers Market and Jerk Roots & Yam Festival – SUN June 11

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Published on May 31, 2017 with No Comments

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On Sunday, June 11th, Farm Up Jamaica will host the Caribbean Farmers Market & Jerk Roots & Yam Festival at Roy Wilkins Park in New York.
 
Patrons are in for a treat as there will be live performances by: Ky-Mani Marley, Lt. Stitchie, Glen Washington, Likkle John, Thriller U (just added) and several other established reggae and dancehall artists. The MCs are comedian, Majah Hype and poet, Mutabaruka.
 
Additional highlights include: the first ever Caribbean Farmers Market, which will feature freshly picked Jack-fruits, Coconuts, Pineapples, Yams, Bananas, Ginger, Sour-sops and much more; roots and medicinal tonics and jerk “everything.” Finally, there will be a cook-off with up to a $1,000 in prizes going to the best chef.
 
All proceeds from the event will go to the Farm Up Jamaica, Farmer Assistance Fund, aimed at helping distressed Jamaican farmers and Youths aspiring to learn Organic Agriculture.
 
Tickets can be purchased via the following link: http://tinyurl.com/yd3gu63o

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