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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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Food

The CDC says the high risk of diabetes and obesity U.S. children face can be mitigated by more availability of fresh, local produce like these local fruits and vegetables (Gerard Sperry photo)

Applications Available for Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program in Elementary Schools

All public elementary schools in the St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix districts are encouraged to apply.

FreshMinistries to Launch Desmond Tutu Project to End Hunger in Virgin Islands

Nobel laureate and renowned anti-apartheid leader Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has agreed to lend his name to an ambitious agricultural initiative by Jacksonville, Florida-based FreshMinistries Inc. to combat world hunger.

DLCA Continues to Inform Consumers on Expired Goods, to Publish Future Violators

making the public aware of offenders of consumer related laws is important information that enables the consumer to make the best choices on how to spend their hard-earned money and how to protect the health of themselves and their families.

King of the Wing Donates $63,009.64 to Junior Achievement of the Virgin Islands

Alpine Securities USVI and White Bay Group, organizers of the competition, revealed the donation amount from this year’s event is $63,009.64.
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.
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.

Kean H.S. Students, Faculty Take Part in Taste of Rays Country to Raise Scholarship...

Held Sunday, May 20, in Kean Café, the fundraiser highlighted foods in the following categories: seafood, meat/poultry/pork, vegetarian, starch, pasta and desserts.
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.

5th Annual Coal Pot Cook-Off July 22

With the fifth annual Coal Pot Cook-Off this month, it’s beginning to look like the feast honoring the old, traditional way of cooking has become a St. Thomas culinary tradition. This year the event will again be at Emancipation Garden, on July 22 from noon to 4 p.m.

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