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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

BTA Release Bermuda Food Harvest Almanac

BTA Release Bermuda Food Harvest Almanac

With the help of local farmers, fishermen and beekeepers, the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has created a Bermuda Food Harvest Almanac to debut this weekend at the Botanical Gardens Farmers’ Market. The pocket-sized guide is “designed to connect restaurateurs, grocers and consumers with locally grown foods at their freshest.” “As we... Read more of this article

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