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AGFAIR COMMITTEE NEWS
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October 5, 2018

 AgFair Weekend Offers Educational and Cultural Activities Nov. 17 & 18 at Bordeaux Farmers’ Market

Vendor applications are available at the UVI Cooperative Extension Service office for the 34th St. Thomas/St. John Agriculture and Food Fair. The deadline for application submission of Friday, October 26, 2018 was extended. The fair will be held on November 17 & 18, 2018 at the Bordeaux Farmers’ Market. The theme for this year's fair is,”Strengthening Bonds, Building Bridges for a Better Farming Community."

Vendors meet with the committee on Friday, November 2, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. at the Bordeaux Farmers’ Market for assigned fairground spots, advertising materials and other pertinent information.

The fair opens at 10 am and closes at 6 pm on both days. The official ceremony begins at 2pm on Saturday, November 17th, 2018. On sale will be fruits and vegetables, nursery plants, fruit trees, vegetable seedlings, local arts and crafts, prepared food and much more.

This annual event is hosted by the St. Thomas-St. John Agriculture and Food Fair Committee in partnership with the University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service, Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture, We Grow Food, Inc., and Fintrac. The cost is only $3.00 for those 12 years and older and $2.00 for youth 11 and under. For more information call the UVI Cooperative Extension Service at 340-693-1080 or the Department of Agriculture at 340-774-5182. Email sttstjagfair@gmail.com and stay connected with the AgFair online searching using the official hashtag #sttstjagfair for finding pictures, videos and the latest information @sttstjAgFair on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter or visit CES Fairs & Annual Events on ces.uvi.edu for details.

The St. Thomas-St. John Agriculture & Food Fair Committee, Inc. is an annual organizing group consisting of staff from the University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service, the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture and Fintrac along with members from the general community.

DaraMonifah Cooper | AgFair Director of Publications & Promotions
Tel: 340.693.1081 • Fax: 340.693.1085  • E-mail: sttstjagfair@gmail.com 
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PAST EVENTS

Sunday, October 14, 2018 was our World Food Day 2018!


Details: The UVI Cooperative Extension Service (CES) held its World Food Day observance from noon until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, which include a formal opening ceremony, food vendors court, farmers market, workshops, demonstrations, entertainment, and free vegetable seedlings.

You don't want to miss this family fun event next year!