A voice FOR VI farmers

VIFA is here to bring farmers, farm families, rising farmers, and friends of farms together.

Together we can shift the tides of our local food supply.

 

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Our Vision

To establish a viable locally produced food system in the Virgin Islands that honors food producers with fair prices, wages, and quality of life for farmers, farm families, and farm employees. 

Our Mission

To be an inclusive voice and educational resource for the professional, working farmers and future farmers of the Virgin Islands.

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Our Purpose

To support island farmers, farm families, aspiring farmers, and anyone who shares our vision of building a sustainable farming industry in the US Virgin Islands in the following ways

Represent Farmers

To support island farmers, farm families, aspiring farmers, and anyone who shares our vision of building a sustainable farming industry in the US Virgin Islands in the following ways

Provide Resources

Provide educational resources about farming, including media relations, workshops, field trips, events, publications,

Inspire Growth

Support the growth of Virgin Islands farming with fellowships, advisory capacities, resource-pooling, and networking opportunities.

Our Principles

Collaboration

No one farm, person, or organization can do this alone. Together we can shift the tides.

Community

Everyone has a role to play and brings gifts and talents to the table. “Many hands make light work”

Productivity

It’s time to produce. How we can grow at least half of our food supply? Our board is made up of some of the most productive farmers in the VI.

Sustainability

If done well & with intention, food production can regenerate degraded lands and help heal the sea.

Inclusiveness

VIFA is for anyone who has an interest in improving the local food scene in the USVI

Research and Education

VIFA is about learning & sharing knowledge, such as traditional farming methods and new innovations in agriculture.

TESTIMONIALS

What people say about us

It takes only few minutes of your time to read and sign the petition, but your vote can make a difference. Simple actions could save many lives.

BRANDON MUNSON

Volunteer
We will always struggle for clean and healthy environment to save natural resources of the world and prevent drastic climate changes. Get involved now!

Carol Stephens

Volunteer

Become a Member

Join VIFA Today

The Virgin Islands Farmers Alliance is an inclusive organization. We encourage the participation of members with affiliations to other farming groups, and other relevant industry members, as well as average citizens wanting to see better farming in the USVI. We want us to become an overall alliance of mutual interests to promote our common good.