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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 
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Documentary Examines Holes in V.I. Mental Health System

Many heart-wrenching aspects of mental health care in the Virgin Islands are examined in a new film by award-winning St. Croix documentary filmmaker, Johanna Bermudez-Ruiz.

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2014-10-23 22:46:58
WAPA Board OKs Funds for Propane Conversion

The board of the V.I. Water and Power Authority approved a $4.2 million contract for design and upgrade of the fire protection systems needed for the conversion to propane gas.

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2014-10-23 20:55:56
Educational Complex Holds Spanish Spelling Bee

Top spellers in the St. Croix Educational Complex foreign language classes competed in a Spanish spelling bee as their cheering classmates filled the school’s library last Thursday -- a culminating activity for the school’s observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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2014-10-23 00:04:54
Lifestyles - Food and Wine — St. Croix
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
Tickets On Sale for St. Croix Food and Wine Experience Events

Ticket Sales for A Taste of St. Croix begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 31.

Read entire articleMar 30 2012 - 5:39pm