I feel very blessed to benefit from the labours of Karen and Roy of Roots Farm in Cochrane Dominica. Their organic produce is simply divine!
On a beautiful March day during Dominica’s ‘dry season’, Jenny Spencer and I took a long uphill walk from Springfield Plantation to the mountain village of Cochrane. I had arranged a visit with Karen Sutherland of Roots Farm so that we could have a good look at her nearby organic garden. Jenny is a volunteer researcher from the Zoological Society of London who is assisting the local Forestry and Wildlife Division with efforts to save the critically endangered mountain chicken (Crapaud) frog. She was curious to discover the origin of some of the delicious produce that she had enjoyed during her sojourns on the Nature Island and I was happy to take her there!
We set off in bright early morning sunshine and steadily climbed a smooth but steep back road located a…
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