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Farm Recipe: Simon’s Good Veggie Burger

Not everybody knows this: Simon Athearn, our head farmer, is also a trained chef who has created more than one innovative new dish in the Morning Glory Farm kitchen and at home. Here’s his own veggie burger, packed… Read More

Asparagus Update

We are picking asparagus every other day now, about 25 to 30 pounds at a time. There are another six to seven weeks left to the season, but it will probably take until about May 20 for us… Read More

Athearn Family Album: Daniel and Henny Penny, Circa 1985

  Farmer Daniel Athearn with his pet chicken Henny Penny. Around 1985. A post shared by Morning Glory Farm (@morninggloryfarmmv) on Mar 6, 2018 at 3:38am PST

Farm Holiday Open House: Dec. 9, 12-5 p.m.

All aboard for Christmas in Edgartown! Join us Saturday, Dec. 9 from noon to 5 p.m. for our 2017 farm holiday open house. The Lionel Christmas Train will return with a beautiful new hand-painted backdrop and we’ll have… Read More

Insulating Panels Locked into place

Construction and farming activities continue at a blistering pace, the great weather and general haste as the season progresses has enabled allot of work to be complected in the last couple weeks.  At the new store Foard Panel… Read More

Barn Boards onto the Barn

The workmen have been feverishly working away.  On Thursday I counted 17 men and women pounding away at: installing the post and beam porch, nailing up barnboard roofers, staining the white cedar trim, laying out a fire suppression… 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

A calf born in the storm by Meg Athearn

       On Monday and Tuesday evening as Dan and I were falling asleep we heard uncharacteristic mooing from the upper pasture. We were not too concerned, knowing the cows had water and hay, but both nights we… Read More

The Foundation is Laid

Cold weather, snow and delayed concrete aside the masons poured the foundation this week and it looks great! There are two general areas, the square closest to the camera is the area for root cellar in the basement… Read More

Go to the Fair

Ah the fair, I love the fair.  Workmen/women, visitors and residents across the island take time to visit and enjoy the fair.  Listen to the Blue Hills Strolling Brass Quintet, catch the new favorite event the antique lawn… Read More