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How Did Strawberries Get Their Name?

Why do we call strawberries “strawberries”? Many researchers have worked on where the name came from, with no definitive answer. Top contenders are: The fruits were packed in straw to prevent bruising. The plants are covered with straw… 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

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

Strawberry Shortcake from Martha’s Vineyard

Red, ripe and fragrant strawberries, fresh from the field, are our first choice for this classic summer dessert.

Here Comes Strawberry Festival 2017

Bring the whole family to taste our sweet berries at the peak of strawberry season! The time is ripe for our annual Morning Glory Farm Strawberry Festival, Saturday, June 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. » Enjoy a cookout… Read More

Spring Kale Salad with Mermaid Farm Feta

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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 the Vineyard.

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

Under the direction of the Field Crew Manager, the Strawberry Picker is a part- to full-time position(s) lasting for the five weeks of strawberry season. Strawberries often ripen around June 5-10th and continue till about the fourth of July…. Read More

Winter Work 2010

January 5th and Daniel and Simon are spreading a layer of straw over the strawberry plants.   We using the mulching implement attached to the Kubota L245H.  We purchased this multcher from Thimble Farm several years back, it shreds… Read More