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Tourism Department Embraces Holiday Spirit, Invites Public to Community Events

The V.I. Department of Tourism (DOT) is spreading holiday cheer and welcomes the public to participate in community events throughout…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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The Bookworm: 'A Boy Called Christmas'

If your child is in need of something to get into the holiday mood, then here’s a great early-Christmas gift. “A Boy Called Christmas” is a book they’ll never leave.

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2016-12-07 21:09:19
DutchTeam Wins Carlos Aguilar Match Race

Olympic match racing star Renée Groeneveld and her Dutch team won the Carlos Aguilar Match Race in the waters off St. Thomas, their first-ever Women's International Match Racing Series event. 

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2016-12-07 13:00:02
Lieutenant Governor Visits Stateside Prisons Housing V.I. Inmates

Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter and Bureau of Corrections Director Rick Mullgrav last week visited the Saguaro Correctional Facility in Arizona, which houses 63 inmates from the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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2016-12-06 21:21:17
Lifestyles - Food and Wine — St. Croix
Ridge to Reef Farm to Open Registration for CSA Program in January

The 2017 Winter VI Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program will begin in the second week of January. Once Ridge to Reef (R2R) Farm’s CSA program is sold out, the farm will be closing registration to new full season members.

Read entire articleDec 2 2016 - 12:00am
St. Croix Lobster Fest Promises a Great Culinary Experience

Egypt Entertainment and JV Diner present the St. Croix Lobster Fest from 5 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, Dec. 17.

Read entire articleNov 12 2016 - 2:58pm
A Taste of St. Croix Introduces Online Ticket Sales

  A Taste of St. Croix Inc. and the St. Croix Food and Wine Experience Committee announce online ticket sales are now available for the 13th annual A Taste of St. Croix for the USVI market.

Read entire articleMar 28 2013 - 7:15pm
Guest Chef for the Slow Down at Ridge to Reef Farm Is Chef Tahirah Abu-Bakr

 Chef Tahirah is known across the land and sea for her daring tastes and creativity deriving from her personal communication with fresh food. Master chef for over 30 years, she draws from her knowledge of fine southern, nouvelle-farm cuisine executed in a Caribbean style true to island style.

Read entire articleJan 20 2013 - 2:28am
Ridge to Reef Farm Celebrates With Smokey's Farmland Band

 Help welcome the 2013 season at Ridge to Reef Farm as Smokey's Farmland Band launches their third straight St. Croix New Year's Tour on the VISFI Community Center lawn.

Read entire articleDec 23 2012 - 12:02pm
Ridge to Reef Farm Offers Community Supported Agriculture Shares

 Ridge to Reef Farm has announced the opening of shares for its 2013 Winter Season Community Supported Agriculture program (CSA). St. Croix, St Thomas and St. John are now open for registrations.

Read entire articleDec 11 2012 - 9:34pm
V.I. Sustainable Farm Institute Announces Community Supported Agriculture

 For those who like a weekly delivery of fresh, lovingly grown certified organic food from right here in the Virgin Islands, now is their chance, by becoming a member in the territory’s original Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program.

Read entire articleSep 1 2012 - 8:13pm
Voracious Vegetarian: WTF And How I Prepared It -- CSA Part II

Quite often the CSA bag that comes from Ridge to Reef Farm on St. Croix includes an item referred to as What’s That Food – WTF.

Read entire articleJun 14 2012 - 9:15pm
Voracious Vegetarian: How I Used My CSA, Part I

I am accustomed to acquiring the ingredients I want to use for specific recipes, so being a new shareholder in Ridge to Reef Farm’s CSA (community supported agriculture) I found myself staring blankly at the eggplant and okra in this week’s CSA bag.

Read entire articleJun 10 2012 - 8:45pm
Guest Chef Slow Down Dinner Features Chef Keith Weitzman

Ridge to Reef Farm / Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute’s long-time friend and extraordinaire Chef Keith Weitzman will be back on land for a special night of farm-to-tableculinary creativity.

Read entire articleMay 20 2012 - 4:48pm