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“Significant Quantities” Stolen From Farmers

“Significant Quantities” Stolen From Farmers

The police have appealed for information after “significant quantities” of produce including broccoli, beets, green zucchini, and sweet potato were reported stolen from farmers. A  police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service has recently received a number of reports of theft of produce from farmers’ gardens. “Members of... Read more of this article

Photos: Farmers Market At Botanical Gardens

Photos: Farmers Market At Botanical Gardens

The Bermuda Farmers’ Market is being held today [Dec 18] at the Botanical Gardens, with a wide 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 going forward... Read more of this article

J&J’s Pumpkin Picking Event Cancelled

J&J’s Pumpkin Picking Event Cancelled

J&J Produce has confirmed that their popular annual pumpkin picking event has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In an online post, J&J Produce said: “We have decided to cancel our annual pumpkin picking due to Covid-19. As a family-run farm, we know how important it is to keep our children safe. Hopefully, we can see everyone... Read more of this article

AgraLiving Institute Offering Online Courses

AgraLiving Institute Offering Online Courses

The AgraLiving Institute will be holding an online course series starting this Saturday [Oct 16] covering “sustainable farming knowledge.” A spokesperson said, “The AgraLiving Institute is excited to present their online course series as an option for the community to access sustainable farming knowledge at their convenience. “The series... Read more of this article

AgraLiving Homegrown Gardening Workshops

AgraLiving Homegrown Gardening Workshops

The AgraLiving Institute is getting set to hold a Fall Workshop Series “designed to empower the community to grow their own food.” A spokesperson said, “The AgraLiving Institute is very happy to announce their Fall Workshop Series, which delves into an array of topics and are dynamically designed to empower the community to grow their... Read more of this article

Southlands Community Gardens Launched

Southlands Community Gardens Launched

The newest community garden at Southlands Park has been launched and “there are also several new sites on the horizon as we identify areas in other parishes and work to achieve our goal of a community garden in every parish,” Minister of Public Works Lt. Col. David Burch said. Speaking earlier today, the Minister said, “Good Afternoon.... Read more of this article

Easter Lilies Delivered To Rest Homes

Easter Lilies Delivered To Rest Homes

In an effort to cheer up the residents and staff, as well as support local farmers, the Garden Club of Bermuda had bouquets of Easter Lilies delivered to nursing and rest homes across the island, partnering with Pacheco and Sons Farm for the effort. A spokesperson said, “One of the missions of The Garden Club of Bermuda is the beautification of... Read more of this article

Notice To Commercial Farmers And Fishermen

Notice To Commercial Farmers And Fishermen

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources issued new advisories fishermen and farmers, and both follow in full below. Notice To Commercial Farmers The Public Health [Covid-19 Emergency Powers] [Stay at Home] Amendment Regulations 2021 are in effect. The following are updated curfew exemption guidance issued by the Department of Environment... Read more of this article

Farmers & Fishermen Can Sell With Exemption

Farmers & Fishermen Can Sell With Exemption

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources issued advisories this evening saying that per the Stay at Home Regulations, registered commercial farmers and licenced fishermen are “exempt to move about in the course of performing their work”, and they will be permitted to sell local produce at certain roadside stalls or their home... Read more of this article

Farmer’s Stand Closed, Petition, Govt Comment

Farmer’s Stand Closed, Petition, Govt Comment

[Updated with comment from Government] A petition was started today — attaining over 2,000 signatures in under 5 hours — asking the Bermuda Government to “allow people to buy from farm and fisherman stalls” during the Stay At Home period, which began on Tuesday. This follows after a local farming business posted on social media... Read more of this article

‘Is My Soil Good?’ Webinar On February 17

‘Is My Soil Good?’ Webinar On February 17

The Bermuda National Library will be hosting a webinar ‘Is My Soil Good?’ on Wednesday, February 17 at 6.00pm. A promotion for the event said, “Continue on your gardening journey and learn how to grow your own delicious food in healthy soil. Join Grow Biointensive Gardening Teacher Frances Eddy for her second online zoom session with us. ‘Is... Read more of this article

Video: BTA Spotlight Tucker’s Farm Goat Cheese

Video: BTA Spotlight Tucker’s Farm Goat Cheese

In the fourth of a series featuring ‘BTA Harvest Heroes’ for the 2021 Restaurant Weeks, the Bermuda Tourism Authority highlighted James Tucker. The BTA said, “Meet James Tucker of Tucker’s Farm Goat Cheese. His delicious product is found in some of our favourite dishes at restaurants across the island. Plus, the goats are pretty... Read more of this article

Video: BTA Spotlights Farmer Manuel DeSilva

Video: BTA Spotlights Farmer Manuel DeSilva

In the second of a series featuring ‘BTA Harvest Heroes’ for the 2021 Restaurant Weeks, the Bermuda Tourism Authority highlighted Manuel DeSilva. The BTA said, “Farming is in Manuel DeSilva’s blood. Three generations of the DeSilva family work on the farm, growing and harvesting fresh produce for our island. Celebrate our island’s... Read more of this article