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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.

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.

Acclaimed Restaurant ZoZo’s to Re-open on Caneel Beach

Caneel Bay Resort today announced that a new restaurant and beach bar, ZoZo’s at Caneel Bay®, will open in the space previously occupied by the Beach Bar and Grill on Caneel Beach, St. John. The restaurant, owned and operated by acclaimed restaurateur John Ferrigno, is set to open its doors by Dec. 15.

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.

Cooking in the Time of Corona: Quinoa Avocado Salad

Avocado is a magic fruit to me. I stalk them. Friends in the neighborhood know of my avocado addiction and either offer them to me or tell me their trees “haven’t fruited this year.” Either way, there is usually a way to find them on the islands.

Cooking in the Time of Corona – Leftover Black Bean Soup

All of the soup I make, not just the black bean, tend to turn out more like stew. So, if you made my black bean soup, and you have some (or a lot) left over, you can probably freeze it. I have a strong aversion to throwing food away, no...

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