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Planting Tomatoes in January? Yes!

We grow four “generations” of tomatoes every year on the farm, two under cover and two in the fields. The earliest harvest is expected to begin in late May, about a month after the farmstand opens for the season…. Read More

Winter on a Martha’s Vineyard Farm

“What do you do in the winter?”  It’s a fair question, and one most year-round Islanders are used to hearing. In our case, the answer is easy: We keep on farming! Winter is a special season on a farm:… Read More

Honor Eggs Are Back

We’ve closed up the farmstand until next spring, but our well-fed chickens lay eggs all winter long. So until we reopen, the honor egg fridge and cashbox are once again located outside the farmstand exit. Come by any time to… Read More

Thank You, Friends of the Farm

Dearest farm friends, The cellar is full, the firewood is stacked, and winter projects have begun here on the farm. As we enjoy the slowing of the season, we remember to give thanks for all that preceded. We… Read More

Quick Fixes for Long Keepers: Turnips and Carrots

Turnips, carrots, winter squash and potatoes are “long keepers” — fall vegetables that, when stored at cool temperatures away from light, hold their flavor and nutritional value through the darkest winter months. They’re great to have on hand for roasting, steaming,… Read More