82.1 F
Charlotte Amalie
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
HomeCommunityAgricultureSaturday Farmers Market Exchange Temporarily Moves to La Reine Market

Saturday Farmers Market Exchange Temporarily Moves to La Reine Market

Maude Cornelius at her stand in the La Reine Farmers Market, where she has been selling produce for five years.
Maude Cornelius at her stand in the La Reine Farmers Market, in 2017. (file photo)

Commissioner of Agriculture Positive T.A. Nelson informs the public that in light of the upcoming Agriculture Food Fair, the Saturday Farmers Market Exchange will move from the Rudolph E. Shulterbrandt Complex to the previous Farmers Market site located at La Reine, across the street from Pueblo, on the following dates: Saturday, May 21, May 28 and June 4. The V.I. Department of Agriculture’s Farmers Market Exchange will be open from 4:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The commissioner encourages the community to buy local and eat fresh produce. The Farmers Market Exchange sells a range of agricultural products and handmade products such as: produce, orchids, spices, jellies / jams, sauces, plants, herbs, oils, juices, pastries, arts and crafts, jewelry, apparels (including African), handbags, Crucian and Creole breakfast, roti, ital, fresh baked bread (made on site) as well as many more items.

For further information, contact Maxine Richards, program manager, at 778-0993 or 778-0995.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.

Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.




Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
This message is only visible to admins.
Problem displaying Facebook posts.
Error: Server configuration issue