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Lavender in Cooking: How and Why

By guest blogger Rachel Caine, MS, Dietetic Intern, Mount Auburn Hospital  Lavender is a versatile herb that grows in small shrub-like formations. It is very well known for its scent and has been used in aromatherapy for hundreds of… Read More

What’s in Season on Martha’s Vineyard: July

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. Potatoes (red/white/Yukon/russet): July 1… Read More

Farmers Market: Now Two Days a Week

The West Tisbury Farmers Market now takes place twice a week. Come see us at the Grange: 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays through Oct. 6 and Wednesdays through August 29.

Mobile Market Brings Farm Produce to Island Neighborhoods

The Mobile Market is back for a second season of bringing fresh, locally grown produce to Martha’s Vineyard neighborhoods five days a week. Read about it in the Vineyard Gazette »»

Farmers Market Season Begins

Recipe: Leeks Ragout

2 Tbsp. butter 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 2 medium white onions, diced medium 4 celery ribs, diced medium 2 leeks, diced medium 1/2 bulb of fennel, cored and diced medium 2 Tbsp. finely minced herbs: thyme,… Read More

Fresh Produce for Free: Healthy Incentives for SNAP Extended

The state of Massachusetts has again doubled down on fresh vegetables and fruits for residents enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Anyone with a SNAP card can receive an immediate, dollar-for-dollar credit when buying fresh produce at… Read More

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.

New Barn, Bunk House & Field Pump Update

We’re still in the permitting process for our new vegetable barn. Once all the ink is dry, the building will start to go up next to the farmstand on West Tisbury Road.

Free Parsley for Derby Anglers

The Derby is on, and this whole Island feels the excitement. This is the 72nd year of the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby, which began at one minute past midnight Sept. 10 and runs till Oct…. Read More