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St. Thomas/St. John Ag and Food Fair Set Nov. 16-17 on Reichhold Center Grounds

Produce and livestock, along with a wide variety of arts and crafts, will be the focus of the 30th Anniversary St. Thomas/St. John Agriculture and Food Fair, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 16, and Sunday, Nov. 17. The fair takes place on the grounds of UVI’s Reichhold Center for the Arts on St. Thomas. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Our 30th – Investing in Nutrition and Good Health.” The opening ceremony of the fair, set for 2 p.m. on Saturday, will be emceed by local radio personality Sheldon Turnbull. V.I. Department of Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Louis Petersen, Jr. and UVI President Dr. David Hall will also make remarks during the ceremony.

The UVI Cooperative Extension Service 4-H Program will conduct a food drive on both days. Attendees are encouraged to bring canned and dried food items to contribute. Food collected will be distributed to senior citizen tenants of Oswald Harris Court neighborhood.