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Charlotte Amalie
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Food

USVI Storm Strong Program Seeks ‘Easy Recipes for Hard Times’

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

USDA Approves Pandemic EBT Plan to Feed 15,000 V.I. Children

Each student enrolled in Virgin Islands public schools and private schools who participates in the School Lunch Program will receive a one-time benefit of $379 in July.
The food tour includes vegan options. (Source photo by Denise Lenhardt-Benoit)

Division of Personnel Offers Virtual Wellness Initiatives on WTJX, Channel 12

Dayna Clendinen, director of the Division of Personnel and Group Health Insurance, has announced virtual African dance classes and virtual vegan cooking classes.

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.
Mushroom Potato Stew

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.

MBW Distributes Over 15,000 Hot Meals and Counting

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...
The indoor dining is closed at Blue Water Terrace, and all the other restaurants in the territory, but many are ready to serve you take out food during the novel coronavirus pandemic. (Photo from Blue Water Terrace website)

List: V.I. Restaurants Offer To-Go Service During Pandemic

Although you can no longer dine inside restaurants, due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, many of them are still accepting takeout orders.

My Brother’s Workshop Partners With DOE to Distribute Meals

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.

Cooking in the Time of Corona: Go-Go’s Breakfast Bowl

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.

Many V.I. SNAP Recipients to Receive Supplemental Allotments Amid Coronavirus Crisis

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.

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