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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

We’ve Switched to Paper Straws

Farewell, plastic straws. This week we stocked our coffee, tea and kombucha stations with earth-friendly paper straws, made in the U.S.A. by a company called Aardvark. Not only are the new straws easier on the environment than the… Read More

How to Order a Pie

Are you looking for pies?

Spotlight on Zucchini

What is it? Why eat it? Nutritionist and dietary intern Rachel Caine answers all your zucchini-related questions.

Recipes For Hydration

For a week in June, we had our own farm nutritionist and dietary intern. Based at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Rachel Caine gave several staff trainings on the basics of nutrition, the elements of mindful eating and… 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

Cold Brew Coffee from an Island Guy

We’re now proudly carrying cold brew coffee made by Denis Toomey, who hails from Costa Rica and grew up in downtown Edgartown.

Our Daily Bread: The Baking Schedule

Our bakery turns out more than a dozen different kinds of yeast-raised and sourdough bread every week. We use only the best ingredients, including real dairy and New England-milled flours. Wherever possible, we choose organic. Read more about our… Read More