Thursday, July 18, 2019

There is money in the dirt

Three generations of farmers on Forbes Farm after stopping for a quick photo break after a long day’s work.

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Amein Burrows, 33, who worked as a landscaper for the better part of his adult life never imagine becoming a career farmer, but after more than a year in the sector, sowing seeds and tending to livestock, the owner of Forbes Farm Fresh Organic Fruits and Livestock says he has reaped more than a harvest.

Speaking to Eyewitness News Online from his farm, a family-owned business, off Cowpen Road, Burrows shares both the struggles and rewards of being a farmer in a country where the career appears to have lost much of its appeal in recent years.  Read more >>