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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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Food

St. Croix Foundation Celebrates 28th Anniversary, Plans 2019 Food & Wine Experience

Established in 1990, the Foundation has served as a conduit for over $40,000,000 in funding for community-based projects throughout the Virgin Islands.

Agriculture Seeking Farmers to Participate in the Harvest of the Month Program

Commissioner Carlos Robles has announced that the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture’s Marketing Division is seeking to recruit a total of 13 farmers, six in each district and one on St. John to participate in the Farm to Hospital (FTH) Program.
DLCA Commissioner Devin Carrington tells Senate Finance Committee about the challenges his agency faces in the wake of last season's hurricanes.

DLCA to Inform Public of Expired Goods and Future Publishing of Violators

Due to a gross quantity of pull date inspection findings, the DLCA informs the business community and the territory’s consumers of its intention to initiate the publication of the names of businesses found to be habitual violators.

DOA Partners With Plaza Extra West to Launch Farm to Supermarket Initiative

Each month for the next two years, a crop will be featured as the Harvest of the Month at the Plaza Extra West.
Fresh local produce is sold at the Jackson Farm stand on St. Croix (Bill Kossler photo)

DOA Launches ‘Fresh From the Farm’ Radio Talk Shows

These radio talk shows have been created to promote sustainable agriculture, marketing and the competitiveness of specialty crops in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Taste of the Caribbean: Trinidad & Tabago and Bahamas Win Top Culinary Honors

A combined team representing chefs from some of the Caribbean destinations that were impacted by last September's hurricanes also competed. The team, which included members from Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands, won the Tony Mack Spirit of the Competition award.

Taste of the Caribbean and Caribbean305 Set for June 22-26 in Miami

A dozen teams are getting ready to participate in the highly anticipated Taste of the Caribbean culinary competition taking place June 22-26 at the...

A Taste of St. Croix 2018 Postponed Until Further Notice

Plans are on the way to for this year’s event to unfold later this year. Complete details will be forthcoming soon.
Mango Dis Mango Dat 2017

Tasty Treats in the Heat – 21st Annual Mango Melee

Not even a scorching hot sun could stop people from attending the 21st annual Mango Melee and Tropical Fruit Festival this year at St. George's Botanical Gardens. With over 4,000 people in attendance, this year was one of the most successful Mango Melees yet.

USVI Culinary Team Shines at Caribbean Hospitality Forum and ‘Taste of the Caribbean’

Delicious culinary creations and ingenuity earned the USVI Culinary Team silver overall at the competition, held June 2-6. Team members also brought home medals in several individual categories.

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