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St. Croix Dining

United States Virgin Islands • 2016 Edition

St. Croix's Locally Grown Goodness

St. Croix Island Farmer's Markets

You’ll see several small fruit stands lining the roads, but the primary source for locally grown fruits and vegetables on St. Croix:

Christian “Shan” Hendricks Vegetable Market–Company Street, Christiansted. Open each Saturday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. year round.

Anne Heyliger Vegetable Market–Queen Cross Street, Frederiksted.

Open each Saturday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. year round.

ARTfarm, LLC–340-514-4873, Wed 3-5:30 & Sat 10-12 noon

Organic tomatoes, microgreens, salad mixes, cooking greens, fruits, herbs, veggies, edible flowers, coconuts.

La Reine Farmers’ Market–340-778-0998, Sat 6:30 am to 11 am

Dept of Agriculture vendors offer carrots, yams, collard greens, lettuce, beets, parsley, chives, mango, avocado, eggfruit, guava, okra, pumpkin, arugula, Chinese cabbage, Soursop, jams, local juices.

Tropics Hydroponics Farm–340-227-5546, Mon - Fri 8 - 3 pm; High quality bibb lettuce and beefsteak and cluster, vine-ripened tomatoes

VI Farmer’s Cooperative–340-773-3276 or 340-201-2224

Sat 4 am - 3 pm. 78-member cooperative pools their produce for a more consistent supply of locally grown food.

Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute–340-220-0466

Their USDA certified organic farm grows foods based on nutritional quality.  Pre-order at www.vi.locallygrown.net and pick up at Polly’s in Frederiksted, Wed 3:30–6pm.  Also tours, training programs, Slow Down dinners.  Agri-tourism program named one of the top 12 global innovations for sustainable development by National Geographic Society,

www.visfi.org.

VI Locally Grown, On Line Market

Keep it healthy by cooking with an array of local produce and

fruits. The V.I. Locally Grown On Line Market is an easy way to shop for fruits, vegetables, baked goods, herbs, teas, hot sauces, jams, handmade crafts and more from Virgin Islands farmers offering locally grown sustainable foods. Place your order on line Sunday through Tuesday and pick up at a convenient Frederiksted location on Wednesday afternoons. Visit www.vi.locallygrown.net to order.

St. Croix Food and Wine Experience

The most prestigious food event in the U.S. Virgin Islands is the St. Croix Food and Wine Experience, named one of the Ten Best International Food and Wine Festivals by Forbes Travel.  Each April local chefs, celebrity chefs, cooking show personalities and top winemakers are featured in this popular weeklong event. Visit www.stcroixfoodandwine.com for more information.

 

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