Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Release Date:
Tuesday, 27 April 2021 - 4:03pm

The public is invited to a grand Farmers’ and Fishers’ Exhibition and Market day on the grounds of the Department of Agriculture at Paraquita Bay on Saturday, May 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Special highlights include: grease pig competition, petting zoo with various animals, a fish soup competition among local cooks, fish pot making demonstrations, corning fish, cleaning and filleting fish; grafting and air layering.

Persons can purchase local foods, sweets and drinks. Local produce, fruit trees and fish will also be sold by farmers and fishers.

For more information, contact the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries at 468-6123.


Nia Douglas

Communications Officer II
Deputy Governor's Office
Government of the Virgin Islands
Tel: 284.468.2350
Email: ndouglas@gov.vg