05/12/15 10:00am
COURTESY SYLVESTER MANOR PHOTO These baby lettuce plants will grow to cover the exposed soil between them, providing shade and conserving moisture.

COURTESY SYLVESTER MANOR PHOTO
These baby lettuce plants will grow to cover the exposed soil between them, providing shade and conserving moisture.

Shortly after my arrival on the Island, I learned two important things: Food is very expensive and everybody is concerned about the levels of fresh water. Since I am a farmer, it seems that more folks should grow food and how they grow it needs to use as little of the Island’s freshwater resources as possible. (more…)