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Cancelled Ag Show comes into blossom online

The island’s traditional Agricultural Exhibition should have started today, but has had to be sidelined because of the Covid-19 pandemic.


However, pupils at the Bermuda Institute in Southampton have staged a mini-Ag Show online with produce from their vegetable gardens.


The children also decided during their online lessons this week to donate their produce to help feed the island’s homeless.


Latoya Tull, a teacher at the school, said she had “never seen such a strong drive from students desiring to learn more about cultivation”.


She added: “This year was promised to be an exceptional one because we had more students who showed a keen interest in being a part of the Ag Show.


“Our principal, Wayne Edwards, had already provided an area on the campus for growing produce because this was an important component of our school.


Read more: http://www.royalgazette.com/news/article/20200423/cancelled-ag-show-comes-into-blossom-online

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