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Our Jamaican "Family" Team

Our Jamaican workers (above) come back year after year through the H2A Program. The H2A program allows them to come here in the spring (leaving their families),  and then leave in the fall to go back to Jamaica.  The wages they earn here in the United States supports their families, and even some extended families.  Sections of Jamaica are filled with poverty, and work is limited.  Everything has to be shipped there and the costs are extremely high.  So they seek the work here in the United States in order to provide a better life for their families.
You will see the Jamaicans shopping at a lot of local stores.  They buy a large quantity of food, clothing, and other necessities here and pack shipping barrels to send home to their families.  They are truly the providers for their families, and they take great pride in what they do!  I have a lot of respect for them and their work ethic.  I truly consider them part of my family! 
These men are truly a blessing to all of us farmers!  We would not be in business today if we did not have them or the H2A Program!  They do a huge part of the planting, maintenance of the crops, and harvesting. 
They are truly the back bone of our farm!