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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. 

Asparagus Update

We are picking asparagus every other day now, about 25 to 30 pounds at a time. There are another six to seven weeks left to the season, but it will probably take until about May 20 for us… Read More

Our Tomato Crop, By the Numbers

The Vineyard Gazette honors us this week with a well-reported article about the adventures of our 2017 tomato crop, which was delayed by adverse weather in the spring and early summer but is coming in gangbusters now. Food… Read More

Where are the Field Tomatoes?

The cold, rainy weather of Spring 2017 has delayed pretty much all of our crops so far, and field tomatoes are no exception. Once we have a reliably consistent flow of ripe tomatoes to the farmstand, we’ll send an e-mail… Read More

Got Garlic?

Calling all lovers of the “stinking rose” — our garlic crop is in, and it’s a bountiful harvest.                                        … Read More

Corn is Coming In, But Needs More Sun

We’ve finally started picking our own corn, although supplies have been limited and each harvest sells out quickly. Corn needs sun to ripen to perfection, and we’ve been looking at a lot of cloudy days lately.

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: