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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

Old Pics: Woods Hole in 1945

The Woods Hole, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Authority has been in the news a lot lately. Quite by coincidence, we recently ran across this vintage photo of the Woods Hole terminal in 1945. Note the railway! And… Read More

Island Grown Recipe: Leek & Lemon Rice

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Handwoven Blankets from Our Sheep’s Wool

By Robyn Hosey AthearnWe’re excited to introduce these beautiful, soft blankets made with wool from our Island flock of Navajo Churro sheep. Their fleece has been spun into thread and hand loomed by master weavers in the Hudson… Read More