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The Best Sweet Corn Recipes We Know

This is turning out to be the Year of the Ear at Morning Glory Farm. Our sweet corn has never been more delicious!

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

Farm Recipe: Warm Eggplant and Tomato Salad

More than just a side salad, this dish can be served hot or cold. Try it as … a bruschetta topping; a layer in fish tacos — the meal that inspired this salad; a bed or sauce for… Read More

Meet the Laser Scarecrow from URI

“Laser Scarecrow” sounds at first like a great idea for a Halloween costume, but the reality is a little less exciting. Nonetheless, we hope this homely, farm-built gadget will help us save more of our sweet corn for… Read More

Our Favorite Tomato Recipes

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We’re celebrating tomato season with a bounty of recipes from our book Morning Glory’s Farm Food: Stories from the Fields, Recipes from the Kitchen. Just click to get cooking!

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

Let it Rain—We Need It

The hot, muggy weather we’ve had on Martha’s Vineyard for the past week or so is on its way out of here this Friday morning, as a cooler front moves through. Drier air and crisper sunny days are… Read More

Strawberries vs. Weeds: Our 2-Year Strategy

Growing crops outdoors is a constant struggle with weeds, and sometimes they get the upper hand — temporarily. That’s why our strawberry plants get plowed under after just two harvests, when the weeds in that patch become too… 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