Tag Archives: St Croix

Farm Fresh on St. Croix

September 8, 2011


VISFI bananas

Something else I love about St. Croix: local and sustainable farming is alive and well. Farming on St Croix comes in a wide range of shapes and sizes: from backyard gardeners to greenhouse hydroponics. My favourite place to meet farmers and buy local produce on the island is at the weekly Saturday morning market at […]

Continue reading...

Atop St. Croix’s Maroon Ridge

August 30, 2011


Ras Lumumba picked me up in his Rasta-colored 1970s Land Rover and we set off for a drive along back roads to a viewpoint overlooking the north coast of St Croix. We were going on a hike, along with his daughter and another friend, but first Lumumba, a naturalist and exceptional tour guide, wanted to […]

Continue reading...