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Latest USVI Food Producers to Receive Financial Support From World Central Kitchen Announced

Staff Consortium | January 17, 2021

World Central Kitchen (WCK) announced Friday the latest recipients of its second round of grants in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Through its Food Producer Network (formerly known as Plow to Plate), the organization offers direct financial support to small farmers, fishers, and agribusinesses to support the revitalization and regeneration of the production, distribution, and sale of locally sourced foods, with the goal of lowering the high rate of food imports in the USVI.  The newest members of WCK’s Food Producer Network (FPN) are ARTFarm, Badeau Farm, GLG Plants and Produce, Strictly Roots, VI Wildflower Honey and Syotos Fishing on St Croix, as well as We Grow Food, Inc. and Captain CC’s Fresh Catch on St. Thomas, according to the release. The release states that FPN grants are used to fund extraordinary capital investments, such as in tractors,…

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