Jamie
It is the last Tuesday in July. The asparagus is long gone. Sugar snap peas have departed. Strawberry season has come and gone. But still there is...
flowers
Prices at the West Tisbury Farmers’ Market have long caused shoppers to go into sticker shock when reaching for a bouquet of sunflowers or a...
Last Tuesday, Janice Perrin stood in her West Tisbury kitchen frantically packing. She had a reservation to leave the Vineyard that evening,...
assistants
At first glance, Rick Karney does not appear to be a farmer. He works on the water and is usually more damp than dirty. But to watch him in...
truck
Coffee grinds, apple cores and curly orange carrot peels: straight to the trash they go in most households. But on Island farms, these food scraps...
sign
Julian Barbosa was raised on a farm where he learned to cook with vegetables grown in his backyard. When he moved to Martha’s Vineyard four...
farming
The seeds are planted and the first hay harvested. Across the Island, farms are full of activity and, just as their farmers are busy with...
The road leading into Flat Point Farm in West Tisbury is surrounded by hay fields and on Friday afternoon the late-day sun brushed their tops...
silos
As the story goes, the history of farming at Katama began in the first World War when Edgartown families planted army and navy beans deep in...

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