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Charlotte Amalie
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Food

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.

MBW Cafe and Bakery Reopens for Take Out Orders

Given the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, MBW Cafe and Bakery has implemented some new rules and regulations for its staff and customers.

Cooking in the Time of Corona: A Sweet Treat

Every person who has tasted one of these so-called chocolate oatmeal cookies has asked for the recipe. Before I give it to you, though, I must warn you they are dangerously addictive and do contain sugar – although they don’t have to.

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.

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 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...

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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