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Back to the Farm at Durga’s Den

Naitram Ramnanan, CAB International, Caribbean and Central America, Trinidad and Tobago.

Summary

Durga’s Den is a 5-acre rural property located close to Ocho Rios, a popular tourism destination in Jamaica. In the last 12 years, it has been transformed into a model of ecological management and sustainable farming: 100% organic production; natural and local materials for all construction; harvesting of rainwater; recycling of waste; use of natural energy sources; and high engagement with local communities.

Information

Adapted from: Current Agricultural Production Practices and Potential for Mainstreaming Agroecology in Jamaica. Report of a National Consultation held in May 2018, Durga’s Den, St. Anns, Jamaica. Report prepared under a Letter of Agreement between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and CAB International (CABI), Trinidad and Tobago. October 2018.

10.1079/tourism.2021.0018

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