Amid Covid-19 outbreak, demand for thyme grows globally

A thyme plantation. Herbs farming is slowly but steadily gaining popularity in Kenya thanks to the readily available export market. PHOTO | RACHEL KIBUI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Ms Munyoro says thyme would be the most ideal herb for a beginner.
  • She is an agronomist who specialises on herbs production and international marketing.
  • The crop thrives in hot areas and needs exposure to direct sunlight for six to eight hours.

Herbs farming is slowly but steadily gaining popularity in Kenya. This is especially because of the readily available export market.

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