Grapes Farming: What you need to know

Grape is a woody vine that produces clusters of edible berries. Grapes are currently being grown in Kenya, especially in Naivasha and Meru. They can be eaten raw or can be used to process wine and other products such as jam and grape juice. Related content: WHY SMALL-SCALE FARMERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO GROW FRUITS AND NUTS There are plenty of health benefits in consuming grapes for they are a rich source of Vitamins- A, C, K and minerals such as iron, copper, manganese. Grapes are widely cultivated all over the…

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MAKE YOUR OWN WINE THROUGH BERRIES FARMING

As you approach Naivasha town from Nakuru, a canopy of eucalyptus trees line both sides of the busy highway, forming a cool shade that has defied the scorching sun that welcomes you to this dusty town. And just at the end of the canopy, you will be welcomed by a sign post that leads us to a green metal gate that is reinforced with an electric fence as the guard ushers us into the expansive farm. Venter, a South African national and a horticulturist, is the general manager of the…

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