Fruit trees for Uganda

by Grassroots Uganda- Empowering African Women
Fruit trees for Uganda
Fruit trees for Uganda
Fruit trees for Uganda
Fruit trees for Uganda
Fruit trees for Uganda
Fruit trees for Uganda
Fruit trees for Uganda
Fruit trees for Uganda
Fruit trees for Uganda
Fruit trees for Uganda

Project Report | Jun 26, 2019
Harvesting Star Fruit

By Lee Koelzer | Director GRU

Have I mentioned that I LOVE Star Fruit? Probably, they are sweet and tart and I always end up making a spectacular face pucker. I eat them raw, cut them into stars and freeze them for super fun ice cubes, juice them, mix them into salads, and have blended them into a cocktail or two… Oh, and we also help the villagers sell them!

I LOVE seeing the harvest come in from the village. We bring them in from the villagers to sell at local farmers markets in Kampala, and sell them to an organic jam making company (Abana Jam) as well. The farmers make a fare wage and we get to spread the love of star fruit. Clearly a win-win situation!

Thanks again for your ongoing support, and for helping make small scale agricultural start ups like this one a success.


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Grassroots Uganda- Empowering African Women

Location: Mukono - Uganda
Facebook: Facebook Page
Grassroots Uganda- Empowering African Women
Lee Koelzer
Project Leader:
Lee Koelzer
Mukono , Mukono Uganda

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