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St. Croix: La Reine Farmers Market

A must-visit market in the Virgin Islands
Apr 26, 2012 10:01 am

For most of the week, Crucians (i.e. people from St. Croix) line up outside of the Le Reine Chicken Shack for the best rotisserie chicken in the Caribbean. On Saturday mornings, though, they're there for the small market that takes place behind the restaurant. Imagine your local farmers' market, but replace half of the items with things you've never heard of. That's the La Reine Farmers' Market.

Organic Farming Comes To Virgin Islands

At Ridge to Reef, it's not only about growing food
Apr 24, 2012 11:03 am
Ridge to Reef Farm

In the middle of a rainforest in St. Croix, you can see just how far the organic farming movement has spread. Here, 1200 miles from the nearest American border, is Ridge to Reef Farm. It's the first and only USDA-certified organic farm in the Virgin Islands. 

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