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Seed Catalogs Everywhere: What We’re Ordering for 2017

One of the year’s first tasks at Morning Glory Farm is to order seeds for spring sowing. It’s a big job: For 2017, we’re buying more than 500 varieties of vegetable, herb and flower seeds. To mention just… Read More

Planting Tomatoes in January? Yes!

We grow four “generations” of tomatoes every year on the farm, two under cover and two in the fields. The earliest harvest is expected to begin in late May, about a month after the farmstand opens for the season…. Read More

Winter on a Martha’s Vineyard Farm

“What do you do in the winter?”  It’s a fair question, and one most year-round Islanders are used to hearing. In our case, the answer is easy: We keep on farming! Winter is a special season on a farm:… Read More

2,000 Pounds of Carrots

How do we wash 2,000 pounds of fresh carrots? As rapidly as we can!   We brought in 2,000 pounds of Nantes carrots this week. Morning Glory Farm has been growing and hand-harvesting these flavorful, blunt-ended carrots for more than 20… Read More

Farm Update

The whole gang in a group photo in front of the new Morning Glory Farm Store. The best growing season in years in flying along.  I have not posted in surprisingly long, I got so caught up in… Read More

Morning Glory to Open May 28th

Nearing completion, this week we have finished all the coolers, laid the new pitch pine floor, hung the lights, tiled the new bathroom floor, laid the brick patio, put the front porch on, and so many more things. … Read More

Was on Paper is now in Place

Wow things seem to be moving so fast down here at Morning Glory.  Farming activities continue ahead of schedule, the perennials, asparagus, fruit trees, strawberries may be as much as 2 weeks ahead this season.  Lilly Walter is… Read More

The Greenhouse gets its skin

We finally received the skin for the greenhouse we have been building and are ready to put it up.  It comes as 2-  36′ x 100′ sheets and we lay them both over the house attach them at… Read More

A calf born in the storm by Meg Athearn

       On Monday and Tuesday evening as Dan and I were falling asleep we heard uncharacteristic mooing from the upper pasture. We were not too concerned, knowing the cows had water and hay, but both nights we… Read More

Winter Work 2010

January 5th and Daniel and Simon are spreading a layer of straw over the strawberry plants.   We using the mulching implement attached to the Kubota L245H.  We purchased this multcher from Thimble Farm several years back, it shreds… Read More