Friday 21 September, 2018

Watch: North Coast Road goes green with Edible Park

The North Coast Sports Academy is doing its part to drive eco-tourism with its recently opened Edible Park, located along the North Coast Road near Las Cuevas. 

Open for passersby, the park will bear a wide variety of fruit trees and other edible crops can be grown.

Club President, Nikeisha Felix tells us more about the aim of the Edible Park, which she explained, has only one rule. Anyone who frequents the park is asked to pay it forward by replanting the items they picked. This, she said, greatly helps to keep the park going and helps to promote sustainable tourism. 

 

The project received funds through Digicel Foundation's community-based initiative, E.P.I.C. (Extraordinary Projects Impacting Communities). Every year, E.P.I.C. hosts an open call for community groups and NGOs, allowing them to apply for funding for up to US$5,000 that could further help facilitate projects and initiatives in their communities. 

E.P.I.C. aims to deliver a series of small-scale community-based projects that have the potential to enhance indoor and outdoor spaces and contribute toward the development of communities throughout Trinidad and Tobago. 

For more information on the E.P.I.C. programme, visit their website

 

 

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