Hillsman Organics is a 100% organic store that sells organic teas, herbs and spices grown and produced in Bellevue district in the region of The Blue and John Crow mountains of Portland, Jamaica. Hillsman Organics was founded by Kevor 'Var' Williams and his family.
Kevor 'Var' Williams is also known as a singer and songwriter. Former lead singer of Pentateuch, he is a touring guest with reggae collective Inna De Yard. Through his conscious music, he is promoting a sense of roots and culture that is ingrained in his identity. His heritage has guided his deep consciousness fulfilled by organic farming and natural living.
“As an artist who loves farming and stands for equal rights and justice,
it is my mission to plant and chant down this system of inequality among color, class and race.”
Jah Love music video is an intimate view into Var’s daily rituals and his connection with nature:
Our farming practices
Hillsman Organics has maintained certain traditional farming practices by reaping and planting according to the moon phases as we seek to give our customers the best quality as well the experience of ancient African farming practices that has been a part of Jamaica’s culture for hundreds of years. We take care in our processes to ensure we prepare quality products.
“At Hillsman Organics, we plant herbs and food
that will heal and strengthen your body.”
“The richest gift of our ancestors is the right to independence...”
As well, we seek to empower our community by creating more jobs and entrepreneurs that will move our community to a safer, more self-sufficient and self-maintained place for the generation now and the generation to follow.
We are promoting the spirit of sharing, caring and unity for all humanity. Our doors are always open and there is always enough to share as we are always and forever growing…
“Gardening is not a profession, it is a way of life.
Every man should have his little garden.
And just with a little love, it can save you a whole lot.”
All farming and logistic work is done by the Bellevue community.