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The V.I. Agriculture Department is planning a series of activities with crop and livestock producers to celebrate National Farmer’s Market Week, Aug 1 through Aug. 7.

As part of this year’s celebration, farmer’s markets in the territory will be selling fresh produce, meats, poultry products, honey, local drinks and other homegrown products.

The department has three farmer’s markets planned:

•Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Cruz Bay Park on St. John

•Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Ann E. Heyliger Vegetable Market on St. Croix

•Aug. 7, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the abattoir in Estate Nadir on St. Thomas

Any farmers interested in participating in this year’s farmer’s markets should contact the Agriculture Department at 778-0998 on St. Croix; 774-5182 on St. Thomas; and

776-6274 on St. John.

Try to visit our St Croix market on Aug 6 and support our local growers.