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Meet Dan’s Favorite Tractor: The John Deere 5625

From plowing, harrowing and tilling to haying, bucket work and even snowplowing, our cabless John Deere 5625 does it all and has become Dan’s favorite tractor. It’s a strong, reliable machine with joystick control, so its bucket or loader… Read More

Meet Morning Glory’s First Tractor: The 1949 Ford 2N

We purchased our very first tractor in 1973, for $700 from a farmer in New Boston, Mass.

The Fair Opens Today! Here’s the Schedule

Today begins the 156th annual Martha’s Vineyard Livestock Show and Fair in West Tisbury. You can download this year’s Fair Book at the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society website. »» Here is the schedule for the fair’s first day: 

Martha’s Vineyard Fair Hours for 2017

It’s almost here! The crowning event of every Island summer for 156 years, the annual Martha’s Vineyard Livestock Show and Fair begins Thursday morning at the Agricultural Society in West Tisbury. Here are the hours for the 2017… Read More

Jim and Daniel Figur’in

I just liked this pic of Dad and Dan working out a carpentry problem. You can see the lumber Tom Turner cut locally for the building drying in the greenhouse.  Also behind Dan is our newest addition to… Read More

The potatoes are in

Here is a picture from a couple weeks ago when I was putting in the early red potatoes. The early variety is  Dark Red Norland that we harvest young as ‘new potatoes’.  I hope to harvest these potatoes… Read More

Tilling cold soil

Thursday I tilled the first ground of the new year.  I disc harrowed our herb garden because it had a bad blush of Winter Chicory Weed and I wanted to get it before it went to seed.  This… Read More