A journalist by trade, Louisa works with Simon and other managers to edit the morninggloryfarm.com website and write the the farm blog. She also takes photos, makes videos and helps manage the farm’s Facebook and Instagram accounts.

Louisa lives in Edgartown year-round and is in her third year at Morning Glory, after starting as cheesemonger in early 2016. In addition to her work for the farm, she is a freelance reporter for the Vineyard Gazette and other Island publications.

Photo of Louisa Hufstader with a microphone

Circa 2005 at Napa Valley College
Photo by Betty Malmgren

Earlier in life, Louisa was a well-known jazz radio host on several Boston-area FM stations and worked for then-independent Rounder Records Group, where she produced more than 100 music compilations. From 2000 to 2013, she worked in Napa, California as a print journalist, radio news director and website publisher, before moving back to Martha’s Vineyard where she grew up.