Preparations are underway for the Mini Agriculture show which will take place on Emae island from the 18-21 June 2019 with the theme 'grow organic, eat locol, think global.

An organising committee was set up recently on Emae, at the Ratu Organic market house to help prepare for the festival.

Inside the Committee, there are representatives of all different villages, areas , including chiefs, farmers, fishermans, church leaders, women and youths.

VBTC News understands that an awareness team from the Agriculture Department has been to the island, and held important consultations about the Mini Agriculture show.

The Mini festival is part of the preparations towards the national agriculture festival on Tanna in 2020.