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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

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

Recipe: Asparagus Quiche

Chef’s note: Asparagus will be at its most flavorful in this dish if blanched, roasted or grilled first. 1 pie crust, uncooked (recipe»») 8 eggs 1/2 cup sour cream 1 cup milk 1 tsp. smooth Dijon mustard 1… Read More

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

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.

Recipe: Roasted Asparagus

Notes: Thick-stalk asparagus works well with this technique, but will require a bit more cooking time than pencil-thin spears.  Peeling the ends of the asparagus is not recommended: peeled stalks may dry out in the roasting process. Wintered… Read More

Recipe: Quick-Braised Asparagus with Dijon-Herb Pan Sauce

Martha’s Vineyard cookbook author and magazine editor Susie Middleton kindly gave us this recipe. She says “This is one of my very favorite preparations for fresh, local, big meaty spears of asparagus. There’s a depth of flavor here… Read More

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

These are approximate harvest dates for our seasonal farm produce. Please keep in mind that many yields, such as asparagus and strawberries, tend to start small and increase over a period of days to weeks, depending on the… Read More