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Watch: Planting Potatoes with the Lockwood Planter

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Composting Rules Update

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Our compost heap is open daily from dawn to dusk and is monitored by security cameras. Here are the rules: Read More

Head Baker Korilee is Back!

Korilee Connelly puts fresh pies out for sale at the Morning Glory farmstand.

We’re very happy to welcome Korilee Connelly back to the farm for her third season as head of the bakery.

Korilee is the mad genius who mixes Morning Glory Farm produce and regional cheeses into delectable scones, with a different new combination every day she bakes. Read More

Watch: Corn Picker at Work

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Tractor Tuesday: Ford 5610 Has Seen Some Changes

Ford 5610 tractor

This is the tractor that switched wheels with the Ford 4600 in 2004. We bought it as a loader with a bucket for $10,000 from John Olsen of Huseby Mountain Farm in West Tisbury.  Read More

Asparagus Harvest Begins

Photo by Alison Shaw.
Photo by Ethan Valenti.

Photo by Ethan Buchanan-Valenti.

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 yet before we’re picking asparagus every day, but with this sunny Monday it looks good for another small harvest Tuesday morning. We’re continuing to carry off-Island asparagus, as well. Read More

Mi Tierra Tortillas: Fresh, Organic, Made in Massachusetts

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We’re pleased to introduce Mi Tierra Tortillas to Martha’s Vineyard. These organic, gluten-free tortillas are made in Western Massachusetts using locally grown corn from the fertile Connecticut Valley. They have no GMOs, no preservatives and no additives — just organic corn, fresh water and slaked lime, combined in the ancient Mexican process known as nixtamalization. mitierraWe are offering Mi Tierra tortillas for sale at the farmstand, and our kitchen team is using them to prepare the popular Farm Beef Tacos take-home entree. Please let us know what you think of them. 

Kombucha on Tap at the Farmstand

Kombucha bottles

Coffee, tea or kombucha?

This year our farmstand is offering a wider choice of refreshing drinks with the arrival of a new kombucha tap from Aqua ViTea of Middlebury, Vt. Aqua ViTea makes an assortment of raw, organic kombucha flavors including blood orange, hibiscus ginger lime and turmeric. You can fill a bottle or growler of your choice right from the tap. We also have pre-bottled Aqua ViTea kombucha in our dairy case. Read More

Look What’s Happening in the Greenhouse!

A sea of basil in our greenhouse

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

Tractor Tuesday: Simon’s Favorite Ford

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ford 5600 dan tractor

Dan drives the 5600. Photo by Alison Shaw.

Ford 5600 tractorPurchased for $12,000 in Westminster, Mass. in 2000, the Ford 5600 was big enough to pull the third bottom on our our plow and has been a fine runner for us. It has a block heater, so it becomes a easy choice in the winter as it will start if plugged in. Read More