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Watch: Riding Our Model Train Through the Christmas Village

It’s just not Christmas at the farmstand till Jim sets up his model train and village. It’s in a new spot this year, no longer tucked in the back—come see the steaming locomotive pull the freight cars, as… Read More

Quick Fixes for Long Keepers: Turnips and Carrots

Turnips, carrots, winter squash and potatoes are “long keepers” — fall vegetables that, when stored at cool temperatures away from light, hold their flavor and nutritional value through the darkest winter months. They’re great to have on hand for roasting, steaming,… Read More

Handwoven Blankets from Our Sheep’s Wool

By Robyn Hosey AthearnWe’re excited to introduce these beautiful, soft blankets made with wool from our Island flock of Navajo Churro sheep. Their fleece has been spun into thread and hand loomed by master weavers in the Hudson… Read More

Cape White Turnips are In!

We’re excited to announce that our Cape White turnips are coming in from the fields for the first time in two years! Last year’s harvest was ruined by weather and birds, so we’re extra happy to welcome these… Read More

Farm Recipe: Simon’s Good Veggie Burger

Not everybody knows this: Simon Athearn, our head farmer, is also a trained chef who has created more than one innovative new dish in the Morning Glory Farm kitchen and at home. Here’s his own veggie burger, packed… Read More

Asparagus Update

We are picking asparagus every other day now, about 25 to 30 pounds at a time. There are another six to seven weeks left to the season, but it will probably take until about May 20 for us… Read More

Athearn Family Album: Daniel and Henny Penny, Circa 1985

  Farmer Daniel Athearn with his pet chicken Henny Penny. Around 1985. A post shared by Morning Glory Farm (@morninggloryfarmmv) on Mar 6, 2018 at 3:38am PST

Farm Holiday Open House: Dec. 9, 12-5 p.m.

All aboard for Christmas in Edgartown! Join us Saturday, Dec. 9 from noon to 5 p.m. for our 2017 farm holiday open house. The Lionel Christmas Train will return with a beautiful new hand-painted backdrop and we’ll have… Read More

The Only Brand-New Tractor We Ever Bought

If you regularly drive the Edgartown-West Tisbury Road at the twilight hours of morning or evening, you might have spotted our John Deere 5425 with Jim behind the wheel.  He chose the options when we ordered it — the… Read More

Uncle Leonard’s Farmall

Jim’s uncle Leonard Athearn (1918-2005) bought this International Harvester Farmall model A in 1946, not long after he returned to the Vineyard from serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Here he is harvesting hay… Read More