DOA Launches ‘Fresh From the Farm’ Radio Talk Shows

Fresh local produce is sold at the Jackson Farm stand on St. Croix (Bill Kossler photo)
Fresh local produce is sold at the Jackson Farm stand on St. Croix (Bill Kossler photo)

The V.I. Department of Agriculture (DOA) has launched two “Fresh From the Farm” radio talk shows that have been created to promote sustainable agriculture, marketing and the competitiveness of specialty crops in the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to Commissioner of Agriculture Carlos Robles.

The “Fresh From the Farm” talk shows can be heard on the following stations:
I. 103.5 FM with host Dr. Arthur Peterson, deputy commissioner
• Every Saturday from 7 – 8 a.m.
• Request Line: 719-7435/36
II. 107.9 FM with host Billy Abraham, director of marketing
• Every Saturday from 1 – 2 p.m.
• Request Line: 779-1079

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