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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.
Families and friends gather at the Festival Village's booths for the kind of food you can only get at festival. (From Crucian Christmas Festival's Facebook page)

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.
Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett

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.

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.

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