New Foundation for Cannabis Awareness

PHILIPSBURG — The Herbal Awareness SXM group has been the recognized community leader for cannabis issues over many years, including two well-attended public Town Hall Meetings (April 2014 and June 2015), and numerous community media outlet interviews discussing the issues relating to the wide variety of cannabis products. On 17 May 2016, the More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, October 24th, 2019

MP Peterson requests urgent parliament meeting with minister of VROMI to discuss land Denicio Wyatte

~ Wants status update of government lease land agreement with Denicio Wyatte ~ PHILIPSBURG — MP Claude ‘Chacho’ Peterson, together with four of his parliamentary colleagues, is requesting an urgent More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 7th, 2019

Shola the Farmer: from the backyard to a full-blown organic farm

PHILIPSBURG – Farm today or die tomorrow. That was the in-your-face text on a billboard in front of the agricultural ministry in Anguilla several years ago. Agriculture in St. Maarten has always been a bit More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 10th, 2017

AGRICULTURE ON ST. MAARTEN – The Case of the Illusive Nut

~ A six part series on agriculture published initially in email newsletter ~ Part 1 – Why we should store up food like animals Ever stop to wonder why so many animals store up food for the More...

By Online Editor On Friday, March 3rd, 2017

“We need agriculture to heal ourselves again”

GREAT BAY – In light of the call by nutrition activist Rose Rumnit for St. Martiners to begin taking agriculture seriously, a local agriculturalist is advancing that opinion. Ras Bushman, one of the island’s More...

By Online Editor On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Six out of seven Dutch farms disappeared since the war

THE HAGUE – The Dutch farming sector has been transformed since the war by massive consolidation that has seen six out of every seven farms disappear, new figures show. A study by the Central Bureau for Statistics More...