‘For a farm to yield it’s best,’ he says, ‘the farmer must be its friend.’ – visit the farm daily, almost ceremoniously – as if
to speak to his trees a word of encouragement and love. You pick up on his enthusiasm and the abundance of fruit on the trees is unmistakable – This will be a good year! The gardens are missing the usual bustle of strong young men and women eagerly cutting ripe fruit down from the trees and gathering around ceremoniously to harvest the beans from the pods. This is an event no one wants to miss. It’s a time to sing songs, work hard, celebrate a season and the dream of what lies ahead.