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Photos: Our Blue Ribbon Winners at the Ag Fair

It’s hard to believe that just a week ago, we were eagerly dropping off our entries for this year’s Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society fair. Here are our blue-ribbon-winning vegetables and flowers of 2018:

What’s In Season on Martha’s Vineyard: August

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.

Why Eat Cucumbers?

By guest blogger Rachel Caine, MS, Dietetic Intern, Mount Auburn Hospital  Cucumbers are cool and refreshing. Technically a fruit, but treated as a vegetable, cucumber can be used in a variety of dishes with either other fruits, other vegetables,… Read More

Top Crops This Weekend

Our season is in full swing, with fresh ripe crops coming in from the fields several times a day. The first flush of our early corn will be gone by the weekend, but we’ll have top-quality mainland corn… Read More

Lavender in Cooking: How and Why

By guest blogger Rachel Caine, MS, Dietetic Intern, Mount Auburn Hospital  Lavender is a versatile herb that grows in small shrub-like formations. It is very well known for its scent and has been used in aromatherapy for hundreds of… Read More

Spotlight on Tomatoes

We love tomatoes. But do they love us back? Nutritionist and dietary intern Rachel Caine says yes, these flavorful summer fruits have undeniable health advantages as well as being delicious:

Let it Rain—We Need It

The hot, muggy weather we’ve had on Martha’s Vineyard for the past week or so is on its way out of here this Friday morning, as a cooler front moves through. Drier air and crisper sunny days are… Read More

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

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. Potatoes (red/white/Yukon/russet): July 1… Read More

Welcome, Summer: Photos

It really feels like summer now—because it is! Thursday was the solstice, the longest day of the year delivering maximum sunshine to our ripening crops. Flavorful summer squashes are coming in right on schedule, starting with the endearingly… Read More

First Peas Update: We Have a Winner!

Updated Wednesday, June 20, 3:30 p.m.: Congratulations to the West Tisbury School for bringing us the first full cup of peas today! This is the first time in all five years that a school garden has won the… Read More