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Hot Pepper
(Capsicum spp.)

The Fiery Flavour of Caribbean Farms

Hot peppers blaze a trail of vibrant colors and intense flavours. A cornerstone in sustainable and regenerative farming practices, these peppers are not just about their heat; they play a crucial role in natural pest control and soil health.

Easy to grow and requiring minimal resources, hot peppers embody the resilience and adaptability ideal in sustainable agriculture, thriving in a variety of environmental conditions.

Who's Eating Them?

They are:

  • Culinary Innovators: From fiery jerk seasonings in the Caribbean to the piquant stews of Africa, hot peppers are celebrated for adding zest and depth to dishes.

  • Eco-Friendly Growers: Gardeners and farmers value hot peppers for their ability to fit into diverse crop rotations, enhancing soil health and biodiversity.

  • Health-Conscious Eaters: Those looking to spice up their diet and benefit from the peppers' antioxidant properties often incorporate them into their meals.

Did You Know?

The heat of hot peppers is measured in Scoville Heat Units (SHU), a scale ranging from the mild bell pepper at zero to the scorching Pepper X. This diverse range showcases the incredible variety within the hot pepper family, each with its unique flavor profile and heat level.

Hot peppers are more than just a culinary delight; they are a testament to sustainable farming's potential, blending agricultural wisdom with the zest of local food traditions.

GROWERS GUIDE

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How-To Videos

In this exclusive series of how-to videos, we delve deep into the art and science of growing various crops. Each episode is crafted with care, offering step-by-step guidance on cultivating, maintaining, and harvesting your crops. Our approach is rooted in sustainable practices, ensuring that we not only yield bountiful harvests but also nurture and protect the environment.

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