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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

Strawberry Harvesting Has Begun

The 2018 strawberry season is officially under way. We brought in a small harvest of ripe, red fruit on Monday and sold through by mid-afternoon. As the season progresses, this early trickle of berries will become a steady… 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.

Strawberries: A Trickle Now, A Flood Soon

Our strawberries are finally ripening after this chilly, rainy spring. So far, the harvest has been trickling in — on our first day, we only picked four pints. But, says Kat Monterosso of our farmstand crew, that trickle… Read More

Farm Job: Strawberry Picker (5-week position with transfer potential)

Title: Strawberry Picker Dept: Field Hours: 21-42 per week, mornings to early afternoons Season: June to early July; excellent harvesters may be offered a different job after July 4, if wanted Report to: Field Crew Manager Wage: See… Read More