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Photo Set #2: 2017 Agricultural Show Exhibits

Photo Set #2: 2017 Agricultural Show Exhibits

The Botanical Gardens came alive this morning [April 20] as the 2017 Ag Show got underway, with thousands of people expected to take in the event’s sights and sounds over the next three days. AXIS Capital is the lead sponsor, and are funding the ‘AXIS Kids Free on Friday’ initiative, which will see all children under the age of 16 able to... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: 2017 Agricultural Show Exhibits

Photo Set #1: 2017 Agricultural Show Exhibits

With thousands of people expected to attend the Botanical Gardens over the next three days, the annual Ag Show got underway today [April 20], with the event to continue over a three day period. AXIS Capital is the lead sponsor, and are funding the ‘AXIS Kids Free on Friday’ initiative, which will see all children under the age of 16 able to attend... Read more of this article

Over 60 People Take Part In ‘Grow, Eat, $ave’

Over 60 People Take Part In ‘Grow, Eat, $ave’

The graduates of the Ministry of Health and Seniors’ free gardening course — called ‘Grow, Eat, $ave’ — recently celebrated their new skills and tips learned from master gardener Chaplain Kevin Santucci in the Department of Health’s five-week course. Held during March, which was Nutrition Month, over 60 people participated... Read more of this article

Free ‘Grow, Eat, Save’ Gardening Workshops

Free ‘Grow, Eat, Save’ Gardening Workshops

As part of activities for Nutrition Month, the Department of Health is inviting the public to a free, five-session gardening workshop every Thursday evening in March. Participants will learn to grow fresh, nutritious food, which will help cut grocery bills. Mellonie Furbert, Public Health Nutritionist said, “We know that people know the importance... Read more of this article

Photos: Farmers Market At Botanical Gardens

Photos: Farmers Market At Botanical Gardens

The Bermuda Farmers’ Market opened in the JJ Outerbridge Building at the Botanical Gardens today [Nov 19], with a variety of goods available for purchase. The Farmers’ Market offers local farmers, fishermen, gardeners and artisans a venue to sell produce, plants and locally-made crafts directly to residents and visitors. It will be held each Saturday... Read more of this article

Farmers Market To Get Underway This Saturday

Farmers Market To Get Underway This Saturday

With the support of the Department of Parks, the Bermuda Farmers’ Market will open for the season on Saturday, 19 November, in the Jack King Building at the Botanical Gardens from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. It will be held each Saturday going forward until 1 July, 2017, except during the Annual Exhibition. The Farmers’ Market offers local farmers,... Read more of this article

Botanical Society To Award $5000 Scholarship

Botanical Society To Award $5000 Scholarship

The Bermuda Botanical Society has announced that it is awarding a $5,000 scholarship in honour of Edward Manuel, former Director of Agriculture, Fisheries and Parks, with the winner to be “announced shortly.” A spokesperson said, “Mr. Manuel, who died last month, was a devoted member of the society, and a fount of horticultural knowledge.... Read more of this article

Large Quantity Of Corn & Broccoli Stolen

Large Quantity Of Corn & Broccoli Stolen

[Updated] A large quantity of corn and broccoli was stolen from fields in Devonshire and Smith’s, with an Agricultural Officer saying that the quantity that was stolen indicates the “perpetrator[s] are looking to sell the stolen produce.” An email was sent out by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to store managers and others... Read more of this article

‘Glyphosate Based Herbicides Is Evolving Area’

‘Glyphosate Based Herbicides Is Evolving Area’

The Ministry of Health, Seniors and Environment said the “science surrounding glyphosate based herbicides is an evolving area that the Ministry is following closely,” adding that “it is the Department of Environmental Protection’s position that, until a final decision is made on the use of glyphosates in Bermuda, Ready To Use systemic... Read more of this article

Sousa’s Gardens Workshop Rescheduled

Sousa’s Gardens Workshop Rescheduled

Sousa’s Gardens will not hold its “How To Grow Your Own Vegetables and Fruits” workshop this Saturday due to forecasted inclement weather conditions, the company announced today. Jeff Sousa, President & Founder of Sousa’s Gardens said; “Our series of gardening workshops began last weekend with the first event for 2016 being quite successful... Read more of this article

Sousa’s Gardens To Host Second Free Workshop

Sousa’s Gardens To Host Second Free Workshop

Sousa’s Gardens held its first free gardening workshop on Sunday [Jan 17], with approximately 125 – 150 participants attending the “How to Grow Your Own Vegetables and Fruits” session. Company President and Founder, Jeff Sousa, who was also the presenter said, “Given the amount of engagement received via our Facebook page once announcing... Read more of this article

Gardening Workshop Will Go Ahead Tomorrow

Gardening Workshop Will Go Ahead Tomorrow

The “How to Grow Your Own Vegetables and Fruits” workshop scheduled for tomorrow [Jan 17] at Sousa’s Gardens will go ahead as scheduled. The team at Sousa’s Gardens has confirmed its free gardening workshop will run as planned at 12.00pm tomorrow at its Middle Road, Southampton location. Due to inclement weather conditions, today’s workshop... Read more of this article

Sousa’s Sat Workshop Postponed, Sunday On

Sousa’s Sat Workshop Postponed, Sunday On

The “How to Grow Your Own Vegetables and Fruits” workshop scheduled for tomorrow [Jan 16] at Sousa’s Gardens has been postponed due to the weather, however the workshop scheduled for this Sunday is still set to be held, although that may change if the weather turns inclement. The Bermuda Weather Service has issued a Thunderstorm Advisory... Read more of this article