Local Fruit Juice Competition April 2

Wednesday, 23 March 2022 - 4:58pm

Interested persons are invited to enter a Local Fruit Juice Competition on Saturday, April 2 as part of the activities for this year’s Farmers’ and Fishers’ Week Market and Exhibition Day at Paraquita Bay.

Preparations Underway To Host Farmers And Fishers Week 2022

Monday, 21 March 2022 - 3:28pm

Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley said that he is hoping for another successful week as preparations are underway for the hosting of Farmers’ and Fishers’ Week 2022.

New Committee To Manage Agricultural Lands At Paraquita Bay

Monday, 31 January 2022 - 3:46pm

The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved the establishment of a Management Committee for the land at Paraquita Bay that has been designated for agricultural purposes.

Farmers And Fishers Public Meeting

Monday, 31 January 2022 - 2:53pm

Fishers and Farmers are invited to tune in to the upcoming public meetings on the Food Security and Suitability Act, 2022.

Food Security, A Priority

Monday, 31 January 2022 - 10:42am

The Government of the Virgin Islands is committed to ensuring that our food production sectors are progressive and sustained through the support of legislation. 

Holiday Schedule For Abattoir

Monday, 20 December 2021 - 4:24pm

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is notifying the public of the Abattoir’s holiday schedule.

Poultry Facility Completed As Part Of Agriculture Project

Friday, 17 December 2021 - 4:03pm

Government through the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture signed leases with two local business owners to support food production in Paraquita Bay in March 2020.

Preparations Underway To Observe World Food Day

Tuesday, 12 October 2021 - 10:16am

Residents of the Virgin Islands are invited to the opening ceremony to observe World Food Day on Saturday, October 16 at 9:00 a.m. at the Sir Olva Georges’ Plaza in Road Town.

Honourable Wheatley To Spend World Food Day With Farmers

Friday, 8 October 2021 - 4:40pm

Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley has said that he will observe World Food Day on October 16, with farmers and fishers at the Sir Olva Georges Plaza in Road Town.

Students Plant Peace

Wednesday, 29 September 2021 - 2:27pm

Secretary General for the BVI National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, (UNESCO), Dr. Allison Flax-Archer and local Author Anika Christopher visited several schools last week and read excerpts from the published book, ‘Planting Peace.’