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Good Food Coalition Collects Data on Territory’s Farmers

Virgin Islands farmers On Sunday, April 19, Virgin Islands Good Food Coalition Inc. (VIGFC) launched its COVID-19 Producer Survey. The coalition surveyed food producers in...

Agricultural Research Program to Present Information on Cooperative Business

The University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service (UVI-CES) and the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program invite the community to attend...

Agriculture Urges WIC Recipients to Use Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupons Before Nov 30

WIC food The USVI WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) will end on Nov. 30; therefore, Commissioner of Agriculture Carlos Robles urges all WIC recipients...

Sejah Farms – Over 20 Years of Fresh, Local Produce on St. Croix

Dale Brown of Sejah Farms sells locally grown produce to a customer. (Susan Ellis photo) Dale and Yvette Browne have been providing local produce, eggs...

USDA-NRCS Offers Help to PR, USVI Communities With an Emergency Watershed Protection Program

NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to local Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands municipalities and agencies to relieve imminent threats to life and property.

DOA Warns Consumers to Be on Alert for Stolen Meat Products

USVI Department of Agriculture With the upcoming holiday season, Commissioner of Agriculture Carlos Robles would like to remind consumers to buy local meat only from...

Agriculture Seeking Farmers for Farm to Hospital Harvest of the Month Program

V.I. Department of Agriculture Commissioner-designee of Agriculture Positive Nelson has announced that the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (DOA) — Marketing Division is seeking to...

Camp Umoja is a Farm With a Mission

Camp Umoja’s founding family stands together on steps erected by campers. From left: co-founder Alcedo Francis, founding director Anna Francis, and their son Jawanza...

Plaskett Hosts Farm Tour on St. Thomas

Anna Francis points out Camp Umoja’s pineapple garden to Delegate Stacey Plaskett while her husband Alcedo Francis and son Jawanza Hilaire stand alongside. (Photo...

Early Sign-up Now Open to Help Caribbean Farmers Recover from Hurricanes

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Caribbean has announced early sign-up for fiscal year 2019 Environmental Quality Incentives Program funding. Edwin Almodovar, the USDA Natural Resources...