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Charlotte Amalie
Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Food

Agriculture Updates Response to COVID-19, Gives Alternatives to Farmers’ Markets

DOA recognizes the importance of production within its local food system, especially at this critical time, and it wants to be as supportive as possible while maintaining the highest food and health safety standards.

Cooking in the Time of Corona – Simple White Bean Soup With Spinach

With restaurants shut down and people home sheltering, there has never been a better time to cook. The other consideration is that good health is the best defense at any time.

UHC Wellness Program to Distribute Produce Bags to V.I. Government Retirees

Bags of fresh produce will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last.
The menu at Tail End offers a host of local favorites.

School Food Authority to Conduct Summer Program Supervisor Training May 22

Application forms can be picked up at the Summer Food Service’s main office at 2133 Hospital Street, Christiansted.

Clean Sweep to Plant Seeds for More Local Produce in Frederiksted

On Jan. 21, Clean Sweep Frederiksted will launch the Urban Garden Workforce Development program, a free program that promises to teach participants the fundamentals of urban gardening and farming.

DPNR Reopens Harvesting of Queen Conch Beginning Nov. 1

Harvesting of queen conch is allowed from Nov. 1, 2019, and will remain open until midnight, May 31, 2020.

Chef Taj Siwatu Wins Trophies at National Buffalo Wing Contest

Chef Taj Siwatu, owner of Buddha Sushi Sake Bar & Grill, won first place in the “Creative Sweet Wing” category and third place for “Best of Show” at the 18th Annual National Buffalo Wing Festival.

King of the Wing Winner Taj Siwatu to Compete at National Wingfest

The Restaurant Division winner of the 2019 King of the Wing (KOW) at the annual competition at Magens Bay, Chef Taj Siwatu, owner of Buddha Sushi Sake Bar & Grill, will be competing at the 18th Annual National Buffalo Wing Festival taking place in Buffalo, N.Y.

Craft Beer Tourism Brings the Brews Cruise to Frenchtown

“Small and independent craft brewers are part of the DNA of their communities. They are becoming mainstay attractions for travelers.”

The Fred Hires Ashley McKinnon to Be Its New Chef

This opportunity to ‘Eat With Fred’ is a dream come true for me. I'm thrilled to be a part of The Fred's team and their vision for St. Croix," said Ashley McKinnon.

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