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Fairytales, Red Warty Things, North Georgia Candy Roasters: Pumpkins that Look Cool and Taste Great

We raise about 50 varieties of pumpkins, winter squash and gourds. Some are strictly for their fancy looks, and some we grow just for eating. And then there are the pumpkins and squashes that do double duty. These… Read More

Please Don’t Strip the Corn! Do This Instead

Stripping the husks off ears of corn is frowned upon at the farmstand. It’s so unnecessary! There are better ways to make sure you’re buying a ripe, unblemished ear of corn: Look at the husk to check for… Read More

Farm Recipe: Martha’s Vineyard Tomato Pie

Cornmeal and cheese will help bind the filling, so choose ripe, moist tomatoes for this pie because early-season, hot-house or under-ripe fruit will not provide the flavor and the moisture required here. A mix of field-grown heirlooms is… Read More

Our Glorious Garlic Harvest

Late last October, we planted 13,600 garlic cloves. This month we harvested the crop and wow, we have to brag: This garlic is gorgeous, with flavor to match. Plump, perfect, clean garlic bulbs with no disease are $1.65… Read More

“What is Morning Glory Farm Building on the West Tisbury Road?”

If you’ve driven past the farmstand over the past few weeks, you have probably noticed the new building going up between the farmstand and the rosemary patch. Our new vegetable washing (VW for short) barn is a state-of-the-art… Read More

Tractor Tuesday: The Mighty Caterpillar

Our Caterpillar 930 articulated wheel loader may be the most versatile machine we drive here at the farm.

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

Summer Housing on Martha’s Vineyard: A Letter from Jim

Dear 2019 Employees, For the last 100 years or more, summer workers on Martha’s Vineyard have been looking for places to stay which are clean, safe and affordable on the wages of their summer jobs. For a worker making… Read More

Farm Jobs on Martha’s Vineyard

Working at Morning Glory Farm is not just a great way to experience living on Martha’s Vineyard—it’s a good job for Islanders as well.   “I was very impressed with all of you and respect the way you run… Read More

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