Archive - April 2020

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All Aboard the Cheddar Train
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Winner Winner- Everyone Gets a Chicken Dinner
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Trapped in Paradise- Quarantine Chronicles from Placencia part 2
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Trapped in Paradise- Quarantine Chronicles from Placencia

All Aboard the Cheddar Train

Last week it was chickens, this week it was cheese. I was so pleased to be able to organize a bulk purchase of delicious cheddar from Western Dairies. The premise was simple: buy a pound give a pound free. Instead of buying retail for your family this week you could buy from my makeshift co-op and get twice as much- take your family’s cheese and donate the extra pound to our community food pantries. Win win.

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Winner Winner- Everyone Gets a Chicken Dinner

Through the altruism and generosity of people here and abroad, the peninsula’s food banks have been well stocked with staples such as flour, beans, eggs, and rice. With this week’s Quality Poultry promotion, several hundred at-risk families were given chickens

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Trapped in Paradise- Quarantine Chronicles from Placencia part 2

It’s day 10 of lockdown in Belize. I know loads of other countries have been living this reality much longer than we have but I’m still wrapping my head around the changes we’re observing. Placencia went from tourist hub to ghost town in the blink of an eye.

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Trapped in Paradise- Quarantine Chronicles from Placencia

Belize was well behind the rest of the world on the Covid 19 curve and it nearly seemed as though it might peter out before this little jewel was directly impacted. But alas, as the ball really got rolling with our North American neighbors, Belize started taking tentative steps towards self-preservation.

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