Feirinha of Billiards brought good business prospects for farmers

16 of October of 2017 - Not total, seven producers coming from different municipalities of the metropolitan region of Manaus, They participated in the fair.

 

Farmers who participated Sunday, 15/10, the first edition of Feirinha of the Billiards Bridge Park Regional Products were pleased with the good business prospects brought about by the initiative developed by Manaus Prefecture, com apoio da Fundação Amazonas Sustentável (FAS).

For farmers, the infrastructure and the location of the park were important factors to increase sales of its products the, Direct brought the field to the final consumer. Not total, seven producers coming from different municipalities of the metropolitan region of Manaus, They participated in the fair, which also was attended by partners and physical activity groups. Several products have been offered and had excellent acceptance.

In addition to newly harvested products, the consumer had the opportunity to pay lower prices than those on the market. According to the coordinator of the platform Unissafra, Macauly Souza, one of the partners present, the idea of ​​the fair is just to make the connection between family farmers and the market, are companies or end consumers. "The Park of Billiards, as a known location and quite frequented by the population, brings excellent prospects for our audience ", said. Currently, the platform works with ten fruit producers, vegetables and animal products.

The crafts fair will take place every two weeks, a partir the 6h, Square in access track Bonfire, in the second stage of the Billiards Bridge Park. The next edition will be on 29/10. "Our intention is to consolidate the space for farmers and offer a morning attractive option to the public who visit the Billiards Bridge on weekends, always in the afternoon and evening ", said park manager, Dalison Neto.

For farmers Fábio Nascimento, 34, the fair is an excellent business opportunity. "We produce lemon, cucumber, Cherry tomato, among other goods, which I'm sure will have a good consumer acceptance audience here in the park ", said.

In addition to generating income for farmers, the crafts fair is also a shopping option for those who live around the park. Alisson Brazil, 32, resident of the Condominium City Garden, situated next to the park, He praised the initiative. "Is great, because we are products of poor and so we always have to move to the center or to neighborhoods nearby in search of this type of article. Now, thanks to the initiative of Manaus City Hall, here we have the home side ', celebrated.

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