The event included interactive workshops and lectures on specialized areas such as poultry farming and honey collection.
“I came here to learn, to see everything, to see how they participate,” Burkes said.
Brestster Street Farm, located on two separate lots on the same block, will be located in the shadow of the Refugee Services at the end of the trip. The farm was also born in Bhutan as part of the organization’s training program for refugee clients, lived in Nepal for 22 years and moved to Buffalo in 2014.
“It was amazing to see him, and he will work with you,” said Bob Weiss, son of Tony and owner of Weiss Farms, 4th generation.
“I am Butani Nepalese. We speak Nepali. ”
Ray is an assistant program manager at Brestster Avenue, where he grows and sells a variety of vegetables, herbs, and flowers, such as Nepali and Bhutanese chili peppers, Congo eggplant, bitter melons and small purple potatoes. There are tomatoes and tomatoes from all over the world, including nectar from Nepal. Dill, cilantro, parsley, celery, beets and red and green salads.
Brestster Avenue Farm was also the first stop for a visit to Amherst Jewish Macleland at the end of the trip.
“I don’t think people realize how many urban farms there are in Buffalo,” she said. I know there are some urban farms, but I haven’t really visited them. I don’t know exactly where the places are, and this is a great idea for people to know what’s going on in the city.