Food/Cooking

BAMSI Launches Roots and Tubers Distribution programme

September 23, 2020

THE MINISTRY of Agriculture and Marine Resources’ Food Substitution initiative received a ‘shot in the arm’ recently as farmers across the Bahamas, beginning in Abaco, Grand Bahama and Ragged Island...

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Statement from Cabinet Office
Statement from Cabinet Office

September 22, 2020

The Cabinet Office announces for general information that the Hon. Frankie Campbell, Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, was admitted to Doctor's Hospital East...

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Donation of Fertilizer to Bahamian Farmers

September 04, 2020

The Department of Agriculture of the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources received a donation of fertilizer from the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco, on behalf of the Bahamas Government...

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Prime Minister Minnis Tours BAIC

August 28, 2020

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis (second left) toured the Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC) today, August 28, 2020 accompanied by Parliamentary Secretary...

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Backyard Farming and Other Community Initiatives Take Root Again in GB
Backyard Farming and Other Community Initiatives Take Root Again in GB

August 28, 2020

Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources, the Hon. Michael Pintard, launched Marco City’s backyard farming project on Wednesday, with the distribution of free farming starter kits to residents of the community...

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Reflections: The Farm at CTI embraced the challenges of Hurricane Dorian and COVID-19

August 21, 2020

Food security and farming became pressing issues in The Bahamas and for the first time, the country had faced a food crisis of a magnitude never experienced...

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One in four need food assistance
One in four need food assistance

July 28, 2020

ONE in four people in The Bahamas are receiving food assistance in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the National Food Distribution Task Force...

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Backyard Farming Kits Distributed To The Community

July 24, 2020

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE SUPPORTING BACKYARD FARMERS...The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources has distributed nearly 1,000 gardening kits as a part of the National Food Emergency Plan...

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Learning about food

July 23, 2020

PATRICIA Minnis, wife of Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis, attended the second day of a four-day food processing training workshop for members of the Women and Girls Mentoring Coalition yesterday. The workshop is being held at the Food Safety and Tec

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Plan outlines 50 operational changes for restaurants and bars
Plan outlines 50 operational changes for restaurants and bars

June 04, 2020

Restaurants and bars will look very different in The Bahamas because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and the tourism and hospitality sector’s response to it, with constant sanitizing, physical distancing considerations and the need to introduce new products to aid in virus spread mitigation...

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Bamsi Set to Host Free Virtual Education Series

May 13, 2020

AS BAHAMIANS begin to navigate their way forward under the gaze of COVID-19, facing what is certain to be a new normal, many are looking to take advantage of the ‘shelter-in-place’ protocols...

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Minister of Education updates on Virtual Learning Platform School Lunch Programme Vouchers
Minister of Education updates on Virtual Learning Platform & School Lunch Programme Vouchers

April 27, 2020

In his COVID-19 Response Communication in the House of Assembly, April 27, 2020 Minister of Education the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd announced that each student on the Ministry of Education's Virtual Learning Platform...

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BAMSI Donates Produce from Student Farm

April 23, 2020

HEALTHCARE officials and law enforcement officers throughout the Commonwealth of the Bahamas have been challenged with unprecedented workloads as they work to contain Covid-19 and minimize its effects on Bahamians...

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Five Ways that COVID-19 has changed what food security looks like in the Caribbean

April 14, 2020

Caribbean countries are familiar with the risk that comes with a lack of food sovereignty. It has long been the case that between 80 and 90 per cent of all food consumed in the region (in the amount of about $6 billion according to the latest...

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Important Information from The Price Control Commission

April 07, 2020

The Prices Control Commission has seen the outcry from The Bahamian consumers on the price of eggs...THE DUTY ON EGGS IS 30% PLUS 12% VAT. THE CONTROL MARK UP RETAIL MARK UP IS 10%...

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Emergency food plan includes $1.6M injection

April 07, 2020

In light of global labor and supply chain disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources is injecting more than $1.6 million into local farms, as a part of the government’s emergency food production plan...

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Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources Emergency Food Production Plan
Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources Emergency Food Production Plan

April 06, 2020

The Global Covid-19 pandemic has claimed more than thousands of lives and unleashed fear internationally. There has been substantial contraction in the global economy. Losses are in the trillions across the globe...

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Mia’s Abaco dishes land her top spot in Senior School Culinary Competition

February 11, 2020

A malfunctioning oven did not deter her completely. In fact, her Abaco Crab and Chicken Duff and Marsh Harbour Guava Rice Cheese Cake landed her in the top spot of the senior high division of this year’s Young Chef Culinary Competition...

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BAMSI Partners with Poopdeck, Takes on Fine Dining

January 09, 2020

THE BAHAMAS AGRICULTURE and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) has partnered with one of Nassau’s fine dining establishments in a move to showcase the versatility and unique flavor profile of its Andros-grown produce. Offering these specialty items as part of their Thanksgiving feast, and now incorporating them into the holiday and regular menu, the culinary staff at the Poop Deck Restaurant at Sandyport, West Bay Street, provides diners with a distinctive experience focused on fresh, quality ingredients, bold flavours and textures, and creative concepts...

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AML Foods 4th Annual Feed 5,000 Families Brings Cheer & Goodwill

December 25, 2019

A few days before Christmas, representatives from over 100 soup kitchens, churches and feeding centers, that make up the membership of the Bahamas Feeding Network, descended upon AML Foods Limited’s Solomons Yamacraw store to collect the proceeds from the month-long Feed 5000 Families campaign, the fourth in the series...

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