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All Hail the New Queen of Peas!

We are pleased to announce the winner of our annual First Peas to the Table Contest, Reed Cabot of West Tisbury. Reed is 10 and a half years old and by far the youngest winner since our First… Read More

Spring Peas Contest: Who Will Win?

It’s not too soon to be thinking about this year’s First Peas to the Table Contest. Inspired by a long-ago competition among Thomas Jefferson and his neighbors, we started our First Peas contest a few years ago and… 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.

Farm Recipe: Sweet Pea Pesto

Fresh peas give this delectable spread the flavor of springtime. Depending on what’s fresh, you can substitute mature, peppery arugula leaves, nutty sunflower sprouts, beet greens, cilantro or any number of different crops. For the cheese, pecorino romano is most… Read More

Island Grown Recipe: Pea Shoot Arugula Salad

Five Weeks Till We Open—Think Peas!

The pinkletinks are singing on Martha’s Vineyard, and that means it’s time to plant your peas if you want to compete in our sixth annual First Peas to the Table contest. We reopen May 3 and the first… Read More

First Peas Update: We Have a Winner!

Updated Wednesday, June 20, 3:30 p.m.: Congratulations to the West Tisbury School for bringing us the first full cup of peas today! This is the first time in all five years that a school garden has won the… Read More

Island Grown Recipe: Mashed Peas & Mint

Recipe: Quinoa and Pea Salad

This recipe comes to us from Prudy and Josh at Vineyard Nutrition.

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