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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

Farm Recipe: Bay Scallops and Braised Greens

From our cookbook Morning Glory’s Farm Food: Stories from the Fields, Recipes from the Kitchen, this dish marries two of the Vineyard’s freshest treasures: scallops from local waters and greens from the field. 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive… Read More

Farm Recipe: Spring Kale Salad with Mermaid Farm Feta

Use any kind of kale, or an assortment: lacinato, curly-leaf, Red Russian all work well in this salad. You can also substitute any kind of feta. Mermaid Farm makes our favorite, right here on Martha’s Vineyard.

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

Countdown to Opening: 8 Weeks to Go

Somehow, the long Martha’s Vineyard winter is mostly over and we’re counting down the weeks until our farmstand reopens at 8 a.m. on May 3.

Tractor Tuesday: Ford 5610 Has Seen Some Changes

This is the tractor that switched wheels with the Ford 4600 in 2004. We bought it as a loader with a bucket for $10,000 from John Olsen of Huseby Mountain Farm in West Tisbury. 

Here’s Our Fastest Ford Tractor

We bought this quiet little diesel from fellow Martha’s Vineyarder Allen Norton. It’s handy for a lot of vegetable jobs like seeding and cultivation, a favored tractor for the tine weeder and it often works the bed former,… 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