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Fresh Produce for Free: Healthy Incentives for SNAP Extended

The state of Massachusetts has again doubled down on fresh vegetables and fruits for residents enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Anyone with a SNAP card can receive an immediate, dollar-for-dollar credit when buying fresh produce at… Read More

What’s in Season on Martha’s Vineyard: June

These are approximate harvest dates for our seasonal farm produce. Please keep in mind that many yields tend to start small and increase over a period of days to weeks, depending on the weather.

Recipe: Spring Asparagus Smoothie

This is a great use for off-sized stalks of asparagus and ripe but bruised strawberries. The woody bottom ends of the asparagus should not be used here.

Recipe: Asparagus and Spring Onion Potage

This potage calls for a home-made stock, so save those vegetable trimmings!

It’s Planting Time!

Have you started your garden yet? Whether it’s a single pot, a collection of containers or a patch of soil, we have a wide assortment of healthy, well-grown plants ready to be transplanted. Come by and take a… Read More

Recipe: Roasted Asparagus

Notes: Thick-stalk asparagus works well with this technique, but will require a bit more cooking time than pencil-thin spears.  Peeling the ends of the asparagus is not recommended: peeled stalks may dry out in the roasting process. Wintered… Read More

Recipe: Quick-Braised Asparagus with Dijon-Herb Pan Sauce

Martha’s Vineyard cookbook author and magazine editor Susie Middleton kindly gave us this recipe. She says “This is one of my very favorite preparations for fresh, local, big meaty spears of asparagus. There’s a depth of flavor here… Read More

What’s in Season on Martha’s Vineyard: May

These are approximate harvest dates for our seasonal farm produce. Please keep in mind that many yields, such as asparagus and strawberries, tend to start small and increase over a period of days to weeks, depending on the… Read More

Watch: Time-Lapse Flower Planting

Click the large arrow to watch as a video and the small arrow to see some individual frames. 

“Growing Your Best Tomatoes Ever”

We’re thrilled that Simon’s advice was included in Growing Your Best Tomatoes Ever, Susie Middleton’s detailed new article in the Vine. Here’s one of his tips: