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Here’s Our Fastest Ford Tractor

July 10 024 Ford 3600 tractor

We bought this quiet little diesel from fellow Martha’s Vineyarder Allen Norton. It’s handy for a lot of vegetable jobs like seeding and cultivation, a favored tractor for the tine weeder and it often works the bed former,… Read More

Quinoa and Pea Salad

peas

This recipe comes to us from Prudy and Josh at Vineyard Nutrition. 1 cup quinoa, dry 2 cups shelled peas 1 cup diced mango 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 cucumber, diced 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes 1/4… Read More

Frying Oil Fuels This Ford Tractor

The Ford 4600 after its biofuel conversion.

Our main tillage tractor from 1984 to 2000 was given a biofuel conversion by Vineyard Alternative Auto under a Vision Fellowship grant to encourage sustainable farm practices on Martha’s Vineyard. It can run on pure used fryer oil —… Read More

Robert’s Seared Chicken with Rainbow Chard

Photo by Alison Shaw.

Morning Glory Farm chef Robert Lionette says this recipe pairs perfectly with mashed potatoes of any variety. You may instead use your favorite rice or other grain, such as spelt or farro. Just be sure to leave enough… Read More

Watch This Ford Tractor Arm a Medieval Siege Engine

Our Ford 3000 tractor

  Every autumn, we celebrate the harvest with our Pumpkin Festival. It’s a day of fun on the farm with pumpkin games, live music, fresh food, family hayrides and, out in the fields, our famous trebuchet launching pumpkins into… Read More

Martha’s Vineyard 2017: Save These Dates!

Strawberries at the Morning Glory Farm Strawberry Festival

What day is the Strawberry Festival? When is Illumination Night? What time is the parade? Mark your calendar now for these 2017 summer events on Martha’s Vineyard. May 5: Morning Glory Farmstand reopens at 9 a.m. May 11-15:… Read More

Meet Morning Glory’s First Tractor: The 1949 Ford 2N

Going for a hayride with the Ford 2N.

We purchased our very first tractor in 1973, for $700 from a farmer in New Boston, Mass. It saw heavy use cultivating corn, beans and peas before our purchase of a larger two-row cultivator in 2004. These days,… Read More