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School Gardens Programme At Govt House

School Gardens Programme At Govt House

Governor John Rankin thanked everyone who participated in the School Gardens Programme at Government House, saying it helps “young students to develop their skills and confidence.” Government House posted the photos below on social media, saying: “In early November. the Governor was pleased to welcome members of the Garden Club of... Read more of this article

Vertical Farming & Shoreside Fishing Facility

Vertical Farming & Shoreside Fishing Facility

The Government has been working “to design and implement a vertical farming facility in Bermuda” and will also be working “to build a shoreside fishing facility,” Minister Wayne Furbert said.Vertical Farming  Speaking at yesterday’s [Nov 12] press conference, Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert said, “This... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Minister On Community Gardens

Photos/Video: Minister On Community Gardens

The Parks Department recently completed a community garden at the top of Corkscrew Hill, they are prepping a community garden in Southlands Park, and several new sites are on the horizon as the Government works to achieve the “goal of a community garden in every parish.” This was from Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch who was... Read more of this article

‘Eat Grow Save’ Initiative Graduation Ceremony

‘Eat Grow Save’ Initiative Graduation Ceremony

On Thursday evening the Department of Health held a graduation ceremony for the most recent graduates of their ‘Eat Grow Save’ initiative with lead instructor Chaplin Kevin Santucci. A Government spokesperson said, “The eight-week workshop was created to encourage residents to start home gardens and featured several guest speakers including Norwood... Read more of this article

AgraLiving Set To Host Farming Workshops

AgraLiving Set To Host Farming Workshops

The AgraLiving Institute will be hosting the ‘Sustainable Farming Workshop 101′ on October 17 and October 24, with topics including “growing soil fertility, composting, and raising seedlings successfully, as well as how to create your own garden plan using seasonal local crops to get the most out of your space.” A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Honest Greens: Subscription Delivery Service

Honest Greens: Subscription Delivery Service

Honest Greens Bermuda has launched a weekly subscription delivery service, with customers able to order a “curated collection of fresh locally grown specialty greens and culinary herbs.” A spokesperson said, “Honest Greens Bermuda is pleased to announce the launch of our weekly subscription delivery service. Customers will receive... Read more of this article

Video: Entrepreneur Series: Pacheco & Sons

Video: Entrepreneur Series: Pacheco & Sons

The MarketPlace has released their third episode of their “MarketPlace Entrepreneur Spotlight” video series — which highlights local entrepreneurs who sell their locally made or grown products through their stores — with the latest episode spotlighting Roger Pacheco and Pacheco & Sons Farm. Mr Pacheco explains that the company was... Read more of this article

Plan For A Community Garden In Every Parish

Plan For A Community Garden In Every Parish

“Government is fully committed to doing its part to aid in boosting the growth of the agriculture industry,” Minister of Public Works David Burch said, adding that “the plan is to establish a Community Garden in every Parish.” Speaking in the House of Assembly today [July 24] the Minister said, “We aim to ensure the public... Read more of this article

Photos: Friswell’s Hill Community Garden Project

Photos: Friswell’s Hill Community Garden Project

[Updated] A Community Garden space is being created in the Friswell’s Hill area, after the Ball family generously agreed to allow the land to be used free of charge for three years, with the aim being to make a vibrant green space, assist the young people in the Friswell’s Hill area to learn about horticulture, and grow local produce. MP Michael... Read more of this article

Next Steps For Sandys Middle School Aquafarm

Next Steps For Sandys Middle School Aquafarm

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the faculty of Sandys Middle School are working to take their Aquaculture Programme to new levels. A spokesperson said, “The faculty of Sandys Middle School have used the down time during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic to put the focus on ‘an idea whose time has come,’ their little... Read more of this article

Minister: Working To Find Ways To Import Bananas

Minister: Working To Find Ways To Import Bananas

The continued issues with pests being found in imported banana shipments have resulted in a banana shortage, Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said, adding that officials are working to with “local importers to find ways to continue to import bananas while reducing the additional costs importers have incurred.” Speaking in the House... Read more of this article

Possible Banana Shortage Due To Contamination

Possible Banana Shortage Due To Contamination

There “may be a temporary shortage of bananas in the coming weeks due to continued pest contaminations of imported banana shipments,” the Government said today. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] advises the public that there may be a temporary shortage of bananas in the coming... Read more of this article

Photos: Farmers Market At Botanical Gardens

Photos: Farmers Market At Botanical Gardens

[Updated with video] Locally grown produce, baked goods, popcorn, healthy beverages, flowers, and handmade goods are among the offerings at the Bermuda Farmer’s Market at the Botanical Gardens, which is being held today [Jan 4] until 1.00pm.The market opened this morning with a steady arrival of shoppers looking to purchase fresh food, and the... Read more of this article