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What’s in Season on Martha’s Vineyard: June

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.

Farm Recipe: Baked Eggs with Leeks, Spinach and Asparagus

Early-season spinach, available during asparagus season, is naturally tender. Just remove the stems prior to washing. If you’re using thick-stalk asparagus, peel the stem above the natural break.

Farm Recipe: Asparagus Quiche

Chef’s note: Asparagus will be at its most flavorful in this dish if blanched, roasted or grilled first. 1 pie crust, uncooked (recipe »») 8 eggs 1/2 cup sour cream 1 cup milk 1 tsp. smooth Dijon mustard… Read More

Island Grown Recipe: Broiled Asparagus

What’s in Season on Martha’s Vineyard: May

Here are some of the Morning Glory crops we’ll have at the farmstand this month: Arugula, microgreens, eggs, nettles, parsnips, radishes and spinach are all available now, along with produce from New England farms on the mainland—including some… Read More

Countdown to Opening: 8 Weeks to Go

Somehow, the long Martha’s Vineyard winter is mostly over and we’re counting down the weeks until our farmstand reopens at 8 a.m. on May 3.

Winter on a Martha’s Vineyard Farm

“What do you do in the winter?”  It’s a fair question, and one most year-round Islanders are used to hearing. In our case, the answer is easy: We keep on farming!

Farm Recipe: Spring Asparagus Smoothie

This is a great use for off-sized stalks of asparagus and ripe but bruised strawberries. The woody bottom ends of the asparagus should not be used here.

Recipe: Asparagus and Spring Onion Potage

This potage calls for a home-made stock, so save those vegetable trimmings!

Farm Recipe: Roasted Asparagus

Notes: Thick-stalk asparagus works well with this technique, but will require a bit more cooking time than pencil-thin spears.  Peeling the ends of the asparagus is not recommended: peeled stalks may dry out in the roasting process. Wintered… Read More