The grounds of the Natural Heritage Department (NHD) at Sturges, St. Thomas, will be a hive of activity when a Christmas Farmers Market is held there this Saturday, December 19, from 5:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Local fruits, vegetables, drinks and delicacies, including sweet bread, fish cakes and bakes, will be on sale. Members of the public, especially those living in surrounding districts, are encouraged to support this new initiative, which is expected to be staged at intervals during the coming year.??

It will be sponsored by the Grapefruit & Molasses Foodies, in association with the NHD of the Ministry of Environment, Water Resources and Drainage.

The Grapefruit & Molasses Foodies is a group of persons in ???de heart uh Barbados??? region who share a common desire to protect and tell others about Welchman Hall???s food heritage and culture. They promote the use of local ingredients, traditional ???home-style??? cooking and respect for the land and the environment. The group also works very closely with residents and the NHD.??

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