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Fairytales, Red Warty Things, North Georgia Candy Roasters: Pumpkins that Look Cool and Taste Great

We raised 50 varieties of pumpkins, winter squash and gourds in West Tisbury this year. Some are strictly for their fancy looks, and some we grow just for eating. And then there are the pumpkins and squashes that… 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

Oven-Fried Delicata Squash Rings

Try these as a delicious and satisfying healthy alternative to breaded French-fried onion rings! 4 delicata squash (the long, green-striped yellow ones in the photo) 2 Tbsp. butter, melted 1 Tbsp. olive oil Salt and pepper to taste… 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

December crops, bounty of the season.

It may surprise some people to learn that we still have so much growing here at Morning Glory.  Our maritime climate offers a long fall growing season that allows some crops to thrive; all the cole crops, the broccoli cabbage and kales’;… Read More