Farm Up Jamaica Presents the Caribbean Farmers Market & Jerk Roots & Yam Festival, June 11th


On Sunday, June 11th, Farm Up Jamaica will host the Caribbean Farmers Market & Jerk Roots & Yam Festival at Roy Wilkins Park in New York. Hosted by comedian Majah Hype and renowned poet Mutabaruka, the event will feature performances by Ky-Mani Marley, Lt. Stitchie, Glen Washington, Likkle John, Thriller U among others. Additional highlights include: the first ever Caribbean Farmers Market, which will feature freshly picked Jack-fruits, Coconuts, Pineapples, Yams, Bananas, Ginger, Sour-sops and much more; roots and medicinal tonics and jerk “everything.” Finally, there will be a cook-off with up to a $1,000 in prizes going to the best chef. All proceeds from the event will go to the Farm Up Jamaica, Farmer Assistance Fund, aimed at helping distressed Jamaican farmers and Youths aspiring to learn Organic Agriculture. Tickets http://tinyurl.com/JRY611