Featured Farmer: Edgar Edwards - Edgar Edwards was born1944 in the district of New Rumble in the Parish of St. Andrew. After leaving school at age 13, he went with his mother in the nearby community called Westphalia to farm on the Straw Berry Hill’s property. Edgar soon learned the skills of farming and decided to have his own farm on which he farmed cash crops. The income from this work was minimal, so he decided to seek additional employment. He went to work with the Forestry Department and later the Coffee Industry Board as a laborer. He worked with the Coffee Industry Board for over ten years.
My Journey to Clifton Mount Coffee Estate, Jan 21st, 2013 - At the invitation of David Levy, the US agent for Clifton Mount Coffee Estate, I recently took a trip to Jamaica. These are a few reflections of my trip.
Featured Farmer: Hearon Millwood - This month we want you to meet Mr. Hearon Millwood who has been supplying beans to M.B.C.F. since 1996. Millwood was born in the district of Clifton Hill in the Parish of Portland, which is located with the lush Blue Mountain range. He migrated from Portland to St Andrew to a farming district called Hall’s Delight, which is also located in the Blue Mountain range. There he found employment with the Coffee Industry Board as a laborer where he learned the art of coffee cultivation.
Edgar Munn Recognized for Providing Authentic Jamaican Coffee at Affordable Prices - Edgar Munn, President of Blue Mountain Coffee, Inc., recently met with Roger Clarke, Jamaican Agricultural Minister and Senator Norman Grant, one of Jamaica's internationally-certified coffee tasters to discuss the company's great strides in adding value to the coffee agriculture business.