Putting Avocado & Banana Slips in the Soil This Weekend!
A striking week in the Caribbean! As the Soufriere volcano rocks the island of St. Vincent, the resilience of our region is in clear view. Beautiful to see organizations like World Central Kitchen on the ground distributing food to those who have not evacuated from their homes. With ash covering crops, animals and water sources in St. Vincent and Barbados, food security in the Caribbean region must be at the forefront of the conversation. Join us as we plant avocado and banana trees right here in the Virgin Islands.
This weekend our crew will be planting fruit trees in New Bush, Tortola. Delighted to see several avocado seedlings placed in the soil for future generations by youth leaders. Student volunteers will assist with planting the slips and creating trellis walls in the garden space. We welcome any community members who are interested in joining us for this two-day session. Please note that our time has changed! To beat the sun, we will meet at 7AM until 10AM! Requesting volunteers to wear jeans/long pants this weekend to stay safe while traversing through the pine patch!