INMED’s innovative Adaptive Agriculture program

INMED’s innovative Adaptive Agriculture program

INMED’s innovative Adaptive Agriculture program is fostering social, economic and environmental advancement in Jamaica. In Part 1 of this 2-part video, Television Jamaica interviews INMED Caribbean Program Manager Paul Barrett about the inner workings of a 2,500 SF INMED aquaponic system at Knocklava Agricultural School, where this innovative adaptive agriculture method is used as a tool for helping students develop marketable skills and generate income for the school by selling the produce to local hotels.  

INMED Aquaponics Fosters Skills Development and Income Generation in Jamaica

In Part 1 of this 2-part video, Television Jamaica interviews INMED Caribbean Program Manager Paul Barrett about the innerworkings of a 2,500 SF INMED aquaponic system at Knocklava Agricultural School, where this innovative adaptive agriculture method is used as a tool for helping students develop marketable skills and generate income for the school by selling the produce to local hotels.… Read the rest...

A feature on INMED’s aquaponics program aired on TVJ News

A feature on INMED’s aquaponics program aired on TVJ News

A feature on INMED’s aquaponics program aired on TVJ News (the most-watched news program in Jamaica)  last week, generating a wave of interest from viewers. Over the last few years, INMED Caribbean has been installing the innovative system of farming to provide fresh produce, skills development and income generation opportunities for individuals with disabilities, incarcerated youth and schools. One of the systems was installed at Jacob’s Ladder, a residential facility of the Mustard Seed Communities for adults with physical and mental disabilities in Moneague, Jamaica.

Denyse Perkins, the administrator of Jacob’s Ladder, has first-hand experience with the challenges in supporting the residents of this community.… Read the rest...