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Charlotte Amalie
Saturday, January 28, 2023

Food

Packaged Food/Beverage Manufacturers Have Opportunity to Grow With Three Queens Ventures

Women business owners in the U. S. Virgin Islands can build viable, resilient businesses that will have a global market presence.

Ridge to Reef Farm to Hold Slow Down Dinners on Oct. 29 and Nov. 12; Senepol Exhibit to Open Oct. 29

The first Slow Down Dinner will take place at 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 29, at Ridge to Reef Farm (R2R) (Creque Dam Road) hosted by Nate Olive.

St. Croix Farmers in Action to Hold 6th Annual Crucian Coconut Festival in December

St. Croix Farmers in Action to Hold 6th Annual Crucian Coconut Festival in December

UVI Launches Culinary Arts Program on Orville E. Kean Campus

The University of the Virgin Islands is launching the Culinary Arts Program to provide a foundation for residents to embark on a career in the industry.

Chef Digby Featured in Nissan’s Hispanic American Month Celebration

Digby Stridiron of St. Croix was recently selected to participate in a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month by automobile manufacturer Nissan.

Cory Baker of Barefoot Buddha Restaurant Wins 2nd Place at National Buffalo Wing Festival

Chef Cory Baker of Barefoot Buddha Restaurant won "Media Best in Show" at the 20th National Buffalo Wing Festival held at over the Labor Day weekend in Buffalo, NY.

Fill Out Agrifest Survey, Get $5 ‘Good Food Bucks’

The $5 “Good Food Bucks” voucher can be used to make minimum purchases of $5 from participating vendors, selling plants, produce, and goods in the Farmer’s Market Pavilion.

St. Croix Filmmaker’s New Documentary Focuses on the Importance of Agriculture

St. Croix filmmaker Ramon Richardson recently released a documentary about the importance of agriculture on his home island.

DOH Reminds Food Establishments, Public of Health Permit Requirements

The V.I. Department of Health’s (DOH) Division of Environmental Health (DEH) reminds food establishments and the public of the following permitting requirements:

World Central Kitchen Relaunches Volunteer Agritourism Program Across Caribbean

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.

Watch Virtual Holiday Crucian Cooking Show This Week

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.

Department of Health Temporarily Changes Health Card Schedule

The Virgin Islands Department of Health has implemented new temporary hours of operation for processing of food handler/health cards.

Special Event Health Permits Needed for All Food Sale Events

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.

DOE Makes Changes to ‘No V.I. Child Goes Hungry’ Schedule

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.

Federal Government Grants UVI Over $170,000

Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (USVI), released the following statement regarding a $170,964.00 grant for the University of the Virgin Islands.

MBW Cafe and Bakery Launches ‘Pay it Forward’ Program to Help Those in Need

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.

USVI Storm Strong Program Seeks ‘Easy Recipes for Hard Times’ By Aug. 1

The USVI Storm Strong Program is calling on the U.S. Virgin Islands community to submit recipes for a hurricane-themed cookbook.

World Central Kitchen Awards ‘Plow to Plate’ Grants to Support V.I. Farming, Fishing

In the long-term, Plow to Plate aims to decrease the high rate of food imports into the USVI by supporting local food production.

MBW Raises Over $30,000 by Donations From IGY and Discover Fund Management

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.

Cooking in the Time of Corona – Mushroom Potato Stew

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.
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