Did you enjoy the Flying Elbows fiddle band at this year’s Pumpkin Festival? Guitarist and farm friend Tom Hodgson has kindly shared the entire list of songs they played: Read More
One of our most colorful, reliable and long-lasting crops, winter squash is a vegetable everyone should have on hand. There are many varieties: Some have bright orange flesh, others are yellow or even a creamy white inside. All are packed with nutritional goodness including antioxidants, vitamins A, B2, B3, B6 and C, and fiber — not to mention sweet, nutty flavors. Read More
If you love beans as much as we do, you’re probably familiar with the name of Steve Sando and his company Rancho Gordo. Steve has become a 21st-century champion for heirloom bean varieties from the Americas, proving with every harvest that dried beans can be a truly delectable food. His cookbooks, blog and website are full of great ways to cook with beans, and he’s also written an heirloom bean grower’s guide.
Steve’s not the first American to delve deeply into the world of beans. In the 20th century, a man named John Earl Withee, Jr. collected nearly 1,200 varieties of beans, according to the nonprofit Seed Savers Exchange. Born in 1910, Withee was raised in rural Maine where the staple Saturday night supper was always baked beans: Read More
We are looking for a few excellent individuals each season to specialize in the production and maintenance of vegetable and herb plants in the greenhouse. Some technical knowledge is sought or a thirst to learn about plants from our knowledgeable staff. Enthusiasm about plants and the ability to help customers find the plants they need and advise as needed in gardening questions.
Plant care on our farm requires attention to detail, a desire for quality, teamwork, working under the sun and some heavy lifting. We are looking for people who want to work hard, enjoy the company of their fellow workers, produce a worthwhile product, enjoy the outdoors (rain or shine), and apply their energies to the success of our cause. Good workers will find themselves in excellent company. Compensation is based on experience.
Mail your completed application and any reference forms to
Morning Glory Farm
100 Meshacket Rd
Edgartown, MA 02539
We are tickled to find the farmstand featured in this fun blog by our Edgartown neighbor Marnely Murray. Hop on a bike and come visit us this fall!
Local cyclists: Morning Glory employees get a daily stipend for bicycling to work and we are hiring now »»
Fellow Island farmer and accomplished cookbook author Susie Middleton, a.k.a. Six Burner Sue stars in this healthy cooking video from OxfamAmerica’s Eat for Good campaign. Part of it was filmed right here at the farmstand, and the rest a couple of miles away in a friend’s kitchen.
You can watch the video here or, with the accompanying recipe and a great article complete with kitchen tips, at closeup.oxfamamerica.org/stories/eat-good-six-burner-sue.
Susie’s article is focused on how she saves money in the kitchen by planning ahead and developing recipe “templates” that she can customize depending on what ingredients she has on hand, instead of running out for a dozen different grocery items to fulfill one specific recipe.
The Eat for Good campaign is aimed at helping families eat well with less expense and waste. That’s something we’re always trying to do at Morning Glory. Our farm kitchen makes use of what’s abundant, which is why you’ll see so many different soups, dips, salad dressings and carry-out main courses throughout the growing season. And we keep a tight leash on waste, composting, recycling and feeding the pigs and chickens.
Find out more about the Eat for Good campaign, with recipes from Alice Waters and other prominent cooks, at www.oxfamamerica.org/take-action/campaign/food-farming-and-hunger/eat-for-good.