Here on Nevis, the Department of Agriculture has a wide variety of seeds available for both largescale and backyard farmers. The initiative has been put in place to increase the amount of produce grown locally.
The collection of seeds includes asparagus, cantaloupe, honey dew, bunching onions, watermelon, okra and different varieties of lettuce.
The VON Newsline got into contact with the Marketing Manager at the Larinson Parry Agricultural Depot in Prospect, Mrs. Shariska Rodriques, who had this to say:
She also gave information on how the seeds could be acquired: