Tag Archives: food

Jethro Greene On Dropping Food And Oil Prices And What It Means For Farmers

As global oil prices continue to slide to record lows, a top agricultural official is urging leaders in the agricultural industry to take a proactive approach to ensuring the sustainability of the regions’ agricultural industry. Chief Coordinator of the Caribbean Farmers Network (CaFAN), Jethro Greene, is urging farmers and policy makers not to be complacent… Continue Reading →

Major Pierre Antoine Says Appeals To The Public To Continue Donating Food

Commanding Officer of the Salvation Army here, Major Pierre Antoine is appealing to members of the public to continue donating food to the Church. Major Antoine said, although the Christmas period has passed, additional donations are expected to come in to support the Feeding Program and other programs which target the less fortunate on a… Continue Reading →

World Food Day Agricultural Exhibition Tomorrow

The 33rd edition of World Food Day will be observed tomorrow under the theme, Family Farming: “Feeding the world, caring for the earth”. Here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the Ministry of Agriculture will climax its celebrations with the hosting of an Agricultural Festival at Heritage Square in Kingstown from nine tomorrow morning. The… Continue Reading →

World Food Day Activities Seeks To Heighten Public Awareness Of Food Security Among Other Things

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Raymond Ryan, said the observance of World Food Day 2014 is intended to foster a greater appreciation for agriculture. He was speaking at the recent launch of activities to mark World Food Day, which is celebrated annually on October 16th. The United Nations General Assembly… Continue Reading →

Ministry Of Health Warns Against Potential Food Poisoning And Removal Of Grills

Food handlers who own and operate barbeque grills are being advised to remove all grills from public places or operation sites after they have been used. A release from the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment further advised food handlers that disposable glasses and cups made of foam, sponge, plastic and other similar material… Continue Reading →