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Strawberries vs. Weeds: Our 2-Year Strategy

Growing crops outdoors is a constant struggle with weeds, and sometimes they get the upper hand — temporarily. That’s why our strawberry plants get plowed under after just two harvests, when the weeds in that patch become too… Read More

Asparagus Harvest Begins

A week ago, our asparagus shoots had barely broken the ground. Today we brought in the earliest of the crop, which barely lasted into the afternoon. Farm manager Ethan Buchanan-Valenti says it will be a couple of weeks… Read More

Look What’s Happening in the Greenhouse!

Take a peek behind our greenhouse doors to see what we’ve got growing:

We’re Opening May 5! But Will There Be Asparagus?

These are exciting days on Meshacket Road as we ready the farmstand for another year.

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