Green onions also known as scallions are one of the most common food flavors used in most rural African homes. These onions are characterized with long, green, with a white stem end that does not bulge out. In the recent ...
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For a long time Kenyans have grown avocados in their homesteads and farms both consciously and unconsciously. Many farmers who grow the fruits have not thoroughly considered commercializing it. In fact the current commercialization of the fruit is done by ...
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Kenya exports cut flowers, vegetables, fresh fruit, processed horticultural products, herbs and spices to international markets, mostly in the European Union. Exports of cut flowers went upto 11,377 metric tonnes, fetchingSh7.14 billion in October 2015,from 6,443 metric tonnes worth Sh5.42 ...
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Every morning, Mary Nyaranga Obiri sells her indigenous vegetables to the middlemen who flock her one acre piece of farm in Trans-Mara before they transport it to Nairobi. Mary who is commonly known as Sabina by her clients has been ...
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In ensuring the world does not lack standard roses, Yogeesh Basavarajappa took the bold step and headed to Solai; Olbanita, Nakuru County to establish Florenza flowers in 2014. To Yogeesh, he had amassed good knowledge on rose cultivation having worked ...
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Nairobi residents for a long time have been known as the pacesetters when it comes to embracing modernity while ditching the African cultures. A tour around the city will give one an insight of this as you encounter a growing ...
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Last week it was decided in a meeting between the different country offices of HPP Worldwide involved in the organization of FPA, the Fresh Produce Africa trade expo for the international vegetable and fruit industries, to reschedule the dates for ...
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On December 14, 2015 the Growing Solutions Kenya project was officially launched at the Latia Resource Centre. This program, funded by the Dutch government, supports Kenyan growers in producing healthy vegetables with minimal use of synthetic crop and plant protection ...
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The spectacular beauty of roses has brightened the world for thousands of years as they are undeniably the most outstanding flowers in the planet. A famous and anonymous old quote goes that “one may live without bread, not without roses.” ...
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Flower growing requires one to be very clear minded to succeed. There are various dynamics that control the game. For instance; varieties to grow and where to grow, timing and whether and when to sell through auction or directly. To ...
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Tender Stem Broccoli (TSB) is a member of the Brassica family and related to Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and cabbage. It is a cross breed between broccoli and Chinese kale. It originated from Japan where it was developed using classical plant ...
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Deep in the heart of the villages in Ngucui; Mwea, Kirinyaga County is a farmer who is doing it all. His experiments seem to perfectly sail through by always giving him good results. In his multiple farming ventures, Mr. Simon ...
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Located in the scenic view of Aberdares Mountains in citadels of fertile soil and fresh water of Ol-kalau, the farm has relatively spurred the growth of the town which is also headquarter of Nyandarua County. They are boosting the economy ...
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For  a long time, Kenyans have been consuming blended juices, consciously or unconsciously of the ingredients used in the drink. Some take it to quench their thirst, others take it for nutritional value, while others take it for leisure. Furthermore, ...
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