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11 Best Recipes for Sweet Corn

We brought in the first of our farm-raised sweet corn over the weekend, and although it sold through right away, we’ll soon have plenty more as successive plantings come to maturity in the fields. Meanwhile, we’re stocking top-quality… 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 Tractor that Arms Our Trebuchet

Every autumn, we celebrate the harvest with our Pumpkin Festival. It’s a day of fun on the farm with pumpkin games, live music, fresh food, family hayrides and, out in the fields, our famous trebuchet launching pumpkins high… 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

Tractor Tuesday: Our Incident-Prone IH Hydro 84

Purchased from Charley at Village Power Equipment in Berlin, Mass., our International Harvester Hydro 84 has its strengths and its weaknesses.

Tractor Tuesday: Farmall 140 is Still Going Strong

              View this post on Instagram                                 Dan Athearn using our vintage International 140 offset tractor with… Read More

Tractor Tuesday: 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 Martha’s Vineyard from serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Here he is harvesting hay… Read More