Here’s a great post by Pret-a-Portie on Jamaican women entrepreneurs in Fairy Hill, Portland and their paper making business. “The Nature’s Handmade Paper Project has been a mainstay of the Fairy Hill community in Portland for over 20 years. The project grew out of the ‘coming-together’ of a few
Are you a Caribbean entrepreneur? Do you know a small business that wants to grow? Or someone with a great business idea, that needs an extra boost? The Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship wants to help. The Branson Centre is a not-for-profit hub for aspiring entrepreneurs. The Centre offers practical
Here are some photos I took at the preview of the 2011 Antiques and Collectibles Fair now on at Campion College, Old Hope Road. Fair continues today and tomorrow from 10am.
Heneka Watkis-Porter is determined to make an impression on the world stage with Patwa Apparel and so when the opportunity to attend the recent Women Vendors and Exhibition Forum in Chongqing, China, presented itself, she jumped at it. JAMPRO sent an expression of interest to its client in August
From Banfi Craft -products made from the banana plant! The Golden Grove producers group from St. Thomas produces beautiful paper and other products made from 100% banana fiber under the Banfi Craft brand. This banana fiber is derived from the bark of the banana tree, extracted and processed into paper.
Irie ROCK – Naturally Beautiful, Naturally You. Jamaica’s Natural Body Care Many times lessons learned in childhood can last a person a lifetime. This is what happened to Irie Rock’s founder Racquell Brown while growing up in the parish of Trelawny. Surrounded by fruit trees and herbs, Racquell often
This event is being presented by the JMA and the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce in collaboration with the Jamaica Business Development Cooperation (JBDC). There will be an expo featuring manufacturers from St. Thomas as well as a free business workshop on capitalizing on new business opportunities.
I had an amazing Indian foot massage also called Padabhyana last week with Colette Garrick at the Wanderer and thought I’d share… So here’s a little info on what Padabhyanga is all about and why its so good for you and feels so great! About Padabhyanga: Feet are a very
YardEdge is happy to profile a local entrepreneur and jewelry designer, Erica Licht, creator of Chameleon Designs, who uses recycled local materials to design her line of unique jewelry and accessories. Here’s what Erica Licht creator of Chameleon Designs had to say about her work…