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Libraries, Archives & Museums to Host Gothic Handwriting Workshops

The Division of Libraries, Archives & Museums (DLAM) is hosting a USVI/DK Archives Joint Centennial Project through a collaboration with…

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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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Beach Advisory for January 17-20

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2017-01-20 20:20:22
St. Thomas Starring in Upcoming HGTV Show

Two upcoming January episodes of the popular HGTV series “Beachfront Bargain Hunt” are expected to feature St. Thomas and several local professionals.

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2017-01-20 18:28:46
Family Resource Center Honors Peacemakers Paula Edwards and Shaun Pennington

Attendees of the Family Resource Center’s Peacemaker gala were inspired by the long-term efforts of Paula Edwards and Shaun Pennington to make the Virgin Islands a safer and more just place to live.

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2017-01-20 17:31:36
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
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
Buy a Share of a Certified Organic Farm Through Community Supported Agriculture

 

Ridge to Reef Farm at VISFI offers its second Community Supported Agriculture season for 2012, starting May 30.Buy a share in the territory’s only certified organic farm and reap the benefits of investing in local food for family and the island community. 

 

Read entire articleMay 14 2012 - 2:40pm