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Quiz: Do You Know Your Squash?

Late summer brings the first of the so-called winter squashes. It’s been a while since we’ve seen these colorful old friends. Can you identify them all without consulting the answer page? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.6. 7.

Martha’s Vineyard 2018 Events: Save These Dates!

When is Illumination Night? What time is the parade? Where are the fireworks? Mark your calendar now for these 2018 events on Martha’s Vineyard. We now have an interactive calendar of events that is more up to date… Read More

Dine and Dance at the Meat Ball

It’s February on Martha’s Vineyard, and that means it’s time for the annual Meat Ball at the Ag Hall in West Tisbury.

Recipe: Chloe’s Carrot Ginger Soup

Prep time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 40 minutes | Serves: 4-6 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil 1 large Spanish onion, diced 8 large carrots, peeled and roughly chopped Optional: 3 Tbsp. yellow curry 2″ piece fresh peeled ginger,… Read More

Squash Quiz Answer Page

Here are the answers to our squash quiz:1. Butternut 2. Sweet Dumpling Delicata 3. White Acorn “Mashed Potato” 4. Buttercup 5. Hubbard 6. Acorn 7. Honeynut

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 and we still have some winter produce as well. So until we reopen, the honor fridge and cashbox are once again located… 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