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Flying Elbows Pumpkin Festival Playlist

Did you enjoy the Flying Elbows fiddle band at this year’s Pumpkin Festival? Guitarist and farm friend Tom Hodgson has kindly shared the entire list of songs they played: Birdie Liberty off the Corn Liquor Still Indian Ate… Read More

Winter Squash and Potatoes: Quick Fixes for Long Keepers

One of our most colorful, reliable and long-lasting crops, winter squash is a vegetable everyone should have on hand. There are many varieties: Some have bright orange flesh, others are yellow or even a creamy white inside. All are packed… Read More

Farm Recipe: Kale, Corn and Butternut Squash

(Serves 4, as a side)

“I felt proud to tell Islanders where I worked”—MGF Employees in Their Own Words

Often, at the end of a season when our employees depart the farm, they write us letters. Here are some excerpts that may give you a sense of what it’s like to work at Morning Glory: I was… Read More

Island Grown Recipe: Cranberry Butter

Another deliciously easy recipe from Island Grown, with just four ingredients.

This Barn We’re Building

The Original Heirloom Bean Man: John Withee, Jr.

If you love beans as much as we do, you’re probably familiar with the name of Steve Sando and his company Rancho Gordo. Steve has become a 21st-century champion for heirloom bean varieties from the Americas, proving with every… Read More

Recipe: Old Time Maine Baked Beans

MGF’s Louisa Hufstader writes: I was born in Brunswick, Maine, where my Dad was based during his Navy service as a Cold War submarine hunter. My young parents rented rooms from a Mrs. Pennell, who observed the Maine… Read More

Island Grown Recipe: Derby Fish Fillets

Whether you get your fish from the end of a line, the local seafood market or a well-stocked grocery store, this dish makes the most of strictly fresh fillets:

Robert’s Seared Chicken with Rainbow Chard

Morning Glory Farm chef Robert Lionette says this recipe pairs perfectly with mashed potatoes of any variety.