Farms

Dreaming of Chickens

So I finally got chickens. I have wanted chickens for years, but every time we as a family discussed chickens, it always came down...

Discovering Edible Wild Mushrooms on Martha’s Vineyard

My first experience with edible wild mushrooms on Martha’s Vineyard was several decades ago, before I had moved here year-round. My husband and I...

On the Farm: Catching up with the Farmers Market

Unlike many of us, Jeremy Scheffer, owner of Spearpoint Oyster Farm, couldn’t stop working when the pandemic shut the world down this past spring....

The Women Who Run our Farms

Several women could not arrange to be photographed; they include Lisa Fisher, Barbara Ronchetti, Rebecca Gilbert, and Mallory Watts. Debbie Farber of Blackwater Farm...

On the Farm: Garden of our Descent

We Islanders are generally a cooperative sort, generous with our time and resources, always willing to help one another out. But as with any...

Eyes on IGI

When you think of Island Grown Initiative, your mind may wander. It may jump over to Thimble Farm where careful hands are tending to...

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