The expo will present a diverse group of leaders and expert educators across many sectors of cannabis and hemp with panels and presentations running throughout the day.
The St. Croix Foundation, in partnership with The Coca-Cola Company, is pleased to announce the opening of the Farm Tienda Grant Application Cycle to support local farmers as they continue to rebuild from the 2017 hurricanes.
Rural Development, U.S. Virgin Islands -- U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for the Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant.
The Farm-Tienda Project supports the agricultural sector on St. Croix by granting eligible farmers with a durable and movable “farm stand” for the expansion of their local businesses.
Up to $300,000 in 2019 Caribbean Area Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) are available to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies in the Caribbean area.
During a government shutdown, agencies that receive mandatory funding or have funds appropriated in prior years that are carried forward can continue to serve customers using that money.
District Director of Agriculture Velda Hendricks received the donation on Dec. 7 and began distributing the wire cages to schools within the district.
In partnership with Ridge to Reef Farm Hub, based on St. Croix, the School Food Authority exposed students to new ways to incorporate fresh, local produce into their daily meals.
Double-chipped hurricane vegetative material, or mulch, is available for pick-up on St. Croix, once again, according to Commissioner of Agriculture Carlos Robles.
Partners in Agriculture will be giving away free breadfruit trees between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, at Midre Cummings Park in Frederiksted.