Nevis Farmer Wins USVI AgriFest

Nevis Farmer - Emontine Thompson

Nevis Farmer  – Emontine Thompson Charlestown, Nevis February 24, 2020 The Ministry of Agriculture on Nevis applauds Mrs. Emontine Thompson, a farmer of Brown Hill who walked away with 1st place in the Off-Island category, for her 11th consecutive win at the 49th Annual Agriculture and Food Fair (AgriFest) of the U.S. Virgin Islands. It was held in St. Croix …

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Popular Nevis Farmer’s Market To Return

Nevis Farmer's Market

Patrons At The Nevis Farmer’s Market Charlestown, Nevis September 24, 2019 An official of the Agriculture Department in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is urging members of the public to eat healthy and take advantage of the opportunity to purchase farm fresh foods at farm prices. Mr. Steve Reid Jr., Chief Extension Officer in the department, made the call when …

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Nevis Agriculture Minister Pleased With 2019 Agenda

Alexis Jeffers Nevis Ministry of Agriculture

Alexis Jeffers Nevis Ministry of Agriculture Charlestown, Nevis January 22, 2019 Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister of Agriculture in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) believes that the one-day consultation for stakeholders in the agriculture sector on Nevis on January 21, 2019 has met its intended objectives. The minister’s response came when he spoke to the Department …

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Nevis Ag Minister Marks World Food Day 2017

World Food Day Nevis 2017

World Food Day 2017 On Nevis Charlestown Nevis October 16, 2017 The following is an address by Hon. Alexis Jeffers, Minister of Agriculture, dated October 13, 2017 in recognition of World Food Day on October 16. Fellow citizens and residents, World Food Day is an observance formalized by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and celebrated annually on …

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Nevis Ag Minister Urges Greater Consumption Of Local Produce

Farmers Market Produce Stall – Nevis Island Charlestown, Nevis March 31, 2017 Minister of Agriculture on Nevis Hon. Alexis Jeffers, reiterated the importance of consuming locally produced food and urged the public to consume more. “Remember to eat what you grow and grow what you eat,” he said, “let food be your medicine and medicine be your food.” Mr. Jeffers, …

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