Farms

Going organic

The Athearns have never been big into shortcuts. Owners of Morning Glory Farm, the family has managed about 130 acres of farmland on Martha’s Vineyard...

Just Sit Down for a Farm Lunch

When Kate Woods and Nick Doherty started their positions as farm managers at Beetlebung Farm last February, they had a huge mission ahead. Moving...

On the Farm: Gleaning

When I first started growing vegetables, I felt like a complete failure. In farmstands and markets, I saw piles of smooth, straight string beans,...

Picking up the Pace at Slough Farm

On a foggy spring afternoon, Katama’s Slough Farm is buzzing with activity.  It’s been a wild ride for the farm’s executive director, Julie Scott. About...

On the Farm: At the Fair

I started helping out with the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair in 2018, for the same reason I do most things: My husband is very...

Passing the Torch at North Tabor Farm

North Tabor Farm, located on North Road in Chilmark, could not embody the spirit and productivity of a small, family-owned and -operated farm more...

On the Farm: Incubating

We farmy folk had a little bit of head start when the pandemic hit. Years of growing food gave us some practice with sacrifice...

Discover the flavors of Martha’s Vineyard on a Farm Stand Tour

Sponsored by Cronigs Market The farm stands here are open to the public without appointment, so if you are out cruising around, and just happen...

Hoop Houses: How a cool, gray Martha’s Vineyard spring produces a summer’s bounty

Driving around, you might notice the Island is heavily populated with farm stands overflowing with gorgeous vegetables and fruits, grown right in the Island...

On the Farm: Hunting buddies

In the sweet intersection where late summer meets early fall, Islanders emerge from under the crushing weight of the high season hustle and congregate...

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