Farms

Cattle calling

Cows graze on Katama’s sandy, windy pastures, enriching the sandy soil and living a life that’s quite different from that of feedlot animals raised...

From her farm to your table

In late May, North Tisbury Farm and Market on State Road reopens. It’s as I remember, but maybe even more beautifully arranged. I’m there...

Beauty and the bleat

Flat Point Farm overlooks Tisbury Great Pond, with its pastures rolling down to the shore. Emily Fischer’s grandfather started a dairy farm here in...

On the Farm

Our garden has always been a tranquil little oasis for me and my husband. Situated on a far corner of the property, it sits...

Meet the farmhands

Lately, as we settle into our mid-lives, Tina Miller and I have been talking about happiness and quality of life more than what we...

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...

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