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What’s In Season on Martha’s Vineyard: August

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.

Recipe: MGF Bread & Butter Pickles

A recipe from Deb Athearn’s grandmother, found in the book Morning Glory Farm and the Family that Feeds an Island.

Why Eat Cucumbers?

By guest blogger Rachel Caine, MS, Dietetic Intern, Mount Auburn Hospital  Cucumbers are cool and refreshing. Technically a fruit, but treated as a vegetable, cucumber can be used in a variety of dishes with either other fruits, other vegetables,… Read More

Recipe: Cucumber Strawberry Salad

By guest blogger Rachel Caine, MS, Dietetic Intern, Mount Auburn Hospital 

Top Crops This Weekend

Our season is in full swing, with fresh ripe crops coming in from the fields several times a day. The first flush of our early corn will be gone by the weekend, but we’ll have top-quality mainland corn… Read More

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.

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.

Watch: Why Cucumbers Are Great — In Rhyme

Macka B is a Jamaican recording artist who loves his vegetables as much as we love his rhymes about the cucumber’s many health and nutrition benefits. He even gives a rhyming recipe or two. This version is a… Read More