The board would like the 50th Jubilee to be celebrated in grand fashion; however, with the current state of the pandemic and the recently discovered new variant, this may not be feasible.
St. Croix filmmaker Ramon Richardson recently released a documentary about the importance of agriculture on his home island.
The V.I. Department of Health’s (DOH) Division of Environmental Health (DEH) reminds food establishments and the public of the following permitting requirements:
Locals and visitors seeking fun and safe outdoor experiences will once again have the opportunity to visit and support food producers in PR, USVI and The Bahamas through the Food Producer Network.
Crucian cultural cuisine will be highlighted every day through Christmas with a virtual cooking series at 11:30 a.m. on the Department of Education's Facebook page.
The Virgin Islands Department of Health has implemented new temporary hours of operation for processing of food handler/health cards.
All persons working at an event who will be handling and serving food, beverages or food service items must have a current Food Handlers Health Card.
Breakfast and lunch may be picked up by public and non-public students at all distribution sites beginning at 9 a.m., Mondays through Fridays, until supplies last.
With the new "Pay it Forward" program, MBW supporters will be able to purchase meal vouchers that are valid for one meal from MBW Cafe and Bakery.
The USVI Storm Strong Program is calling on the U.S. Virgin Islands community to submit recipes for a hurricane-themed cookbook.
In the long-term, Plow to Plate aims to decrease the high rate of food imports into the USVI by supporting local food production.
Therefore, over $30,000 was raised to provide meals and essential items to the vulnerable population of the Virgin Islands while keeping the trainees enrolled in MBW.
I am not a big fan of raw mushrooms, but cooked, they are a hearty meal with a lovely wild taste that a vegetarian rarely finds. They are also high in niacin and potassium. The other attraction to this recipe are the potatoes.
Since launching its “Meals on Wheels'' initiative on Monday, March 23, My Brother’s Workshop (MBW) has prepared and distributed over 15,000 meals to those in need on St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix. MBW Cafe and Bakery has prepared the meals under the direction of Chef Julius Jackson...
Although you can no longer dine inside restaurants, due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, many of them are still accepting takeout orders.
The “No V.I. Child Goes Hungry” feeding initiative, which distributes breakfast and lunch to V.I. students each weekday during school closures due to COVID-19, will expand distribution to three additional sites on St. Croix, beginning May 4 and May 6.
A great recipe if you are intermittently fasting. It’s a hearty, filling midday meal with which to break a 16 or so hour fast. It’s the salad, probiotics, protein, anti-inflammatories and fiber from the berries – especially from raspberries – that you need for a complete repast.
Households not already receiving the maximum benefits will receive a supplemental allotment to bring the amount of benefits received up to the maximum allotment for a household of that size.
Avocado is a magic fruit to me. I stalk them. Friends in the neighborhood know of my avocado addiction and either offer them to me or tell me their trees “haven’t fruited this year.” Either way, there is usually a way to find them on the islands.