Coffee farmers in Portland, St. Andrew and St. Thomas are being invited to attend a ‘Farmers’ Trade Day.’

It is slated for Tuesday, March 14, at the Alfred Sangster Auditorium, University of Technology, UTECH, Jamaica, beginning at 9:00 in the morning.

The event is being organised by the Rural Agricultural Development Authority and the Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority, with support from the Tourism Enhancement Fund.

It is among activities being hosted ahead of the sixth annual Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival on March 25 in Newcastle, St. Andrew.

Director of Tourism Linkages Network, Carolyn McDonald Riley, told JIS News that the Farmers’ Trade Day is a “one day expo which targets farmers, especially those in the coffee industry”.