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Health Dept Issues Romaine Lettuce Advisory

Health Dept Issues Romaine Lettuce Advisory

The Department of Health is advising people who have recently purchased romaine lettuce originating from the Salinas, California area to “discard it immediately.” A government spokesperson said, “Today the Department of Health is advising members of the public who have recently purchased romaine lettuce originating from the Salinas,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Botanical Society Plant Sale

Photos & Video: Botanical Society Plant Sale

The Bermuda Botanical Society held a fundraising plant sale today [Oct 12] at the Windybank Farm in Smiths Parish. All the proceeds of the event will be going to the scholarship fund.Many plants were sold as soon as the day got started with a selection available throughout the rest of the morning. The Bermuda Botanical Society objective is to encourage... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: J&J’s Pick Your Own Pumpkin

Photos & Video: J&J’s Pick Your Own Pumpkin

J&J Produce is hosting their tenth annual ‘Pick Your Own Pumpkin’ event, which kicked off today and continues tomorrow [Oct 12] from 9.00am to 3.00pm, allowing people, young and old, to come and pick their own pumpkins in advance of the Halloween season.An online post said, “Our 10th Annual Pumpkin Picking. Wear a Costume get a treat, Free... Read more of this article

J&J To Host ‘Pick Your Own Pumpkin Event’

J&J To Host ‘Pick Your Own Pumpkin Event’

J&J Produce will be hosting their tenth annual ‘Pick Your Own Pumpkin’ event on Friday, October 11th and Saturday, October 12th. An online post said, “Save the Dates Friday 11 & Saturday 12th October! Pick Your Own Pumpkins from our Patch. Our 10th Annual Pumpkin Picking. Wear a Costume get a treat, Free Hay Rides w/purchase of pumpkin,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Botanical Society Plant Sale On Oct 12

Bermuda Botanical Society Plant Sale On Oct 12

The Bermuda Botanical Society will be hosting a Plant Sale on Saturday, October 12 from 7.30am to 12.00pm at #3 Windybank, Middle Road, Smiths Parish in Devonshire. The Bermuda Botanical Society objective is to encourage and support the study and promotion of the botanical sciences within Bermuda. All the proceeds of the event will be going to the scholarship... Read more of this article

Redemption Farm Programme Commences

Redemption Farm Programme Commences

The Redemption Farm Programme commenced today, with eight at risk young men joining the programme. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of National Security’s Gang Violence Reduction Team is pleased to announce that the therapeutic form of the Redemption Farm Programme commenced in earnest today, with eight at risk young men joining... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Onion Day At Carter House

Photos: Bermuda Onion Day At Carter House

Bermuda Onion Day was celebrated on Saturday afternoon [May 18] at Carter House in St. David’s, with people gathering to learn more about the onion and how it tied in with the island’s early settlers. Attendees took time out to enjoy the historical replica house, and chat while enjoying a variety of St. David’s onion dishes including the... Read more of this article

Minister Congratulates Grow Eat Save Graduates

Minister Congratulates Grow Eat Save Graduates

Last week, the Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch addressed the graduates of the 5th Grow! Eat! $ave! programme. Grow! Eat! $ave! is an initiative of Nutrition Services of the Department of Health with the aim of encouraging the public to eat more vegetables, teach sustainable nutrition and at the same time save money. It is offered to the... Read more of this article

Girls Auctioning Off ‘Box Garden’ For Charity

Girls Auctioning Off ‘Box Garden’ For Charity

An unsuccessful Ag Show Project has become a promising fundraiser for underprivileged families in Belize, as a box garden, grown as a School Garden entry for the 2019 Bermuda Agricultural Exhibition, is now up for auction to the highest bidder. Eden Furbert and Maya DaSilveira — who are both 11-years-old — created this food-producing container... Read more of this article

Over 300 Complete ‘Grow Eat Save’ Workshops

Over 300 Complete ‘Grow Eat Save’ Workshops

Over 300 residents have successfully completed the Grow, Eat, Save workshop since it was introduced by the Department of Health in March 2017. A Government spokesperson said, “His Excellency, Governor John Rankin and the Minister of Health, the Hon. Kim Wilson, JP, MP attended the Grow, Eat, Save workshop led by Chaplain Kevin Santucci. Over 300... Read more of this article

Photos: Farmer’s Market Held At City Hall

Photos: Farmer’s Market Held At City Hall

The ‘Farmer’s Market Eat More Vegetables’ event is being held today [April 10] at the City Hall, with the event part of this week’s observance of Public Health Week. Speaking at the launch earlier this week, Health Minister Kim Wilson said, “The theme of Public Health Week is ‘Commit to Change: Small changes, big results’. “Commit... Read more of this article

Health Dept Hosting Free Gardening Workshops

Health Dept Hosting Free Gardening Workshops

The Department of Health will be providing free gardening workshops for the public, starting on Thursday, March 14, and continuing every Thursday through to April 18. A Ministry spokesperson said, “The Department of Health will be providing free, six-session gardening workshops for the public, starting on Thursday, 14 March, and continuing every Thursday... Read more of this article

Ministry: Farm Nuisance Report Form Available

Ministry: Farm Nuisance Report Form Available

Area residents within close proximity and in the general neighbourhood of Greenland Farm are reminded that the Department of Health has an electronic form to submit concerns. A Government spokesperson said, “Area residents within close proximity and in the general neighbourhood of Greenland Farm are reminded that the Department of Health has an electronic... Read more of this article