By Car, Foot, Hoof and Bike, All Roads Lead to the Fair Once Again

For four days the Agricultural Fair lured Islanders and visitors from the beaches and golf courses to West Tisbury for livestock shows, tractor pulls, rides, games and food galore.

Swimming Pigs to Ferris Wheel, It's Agricultural Fair Time!

The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society’s 154th annual fair began Thursday morning under sunny skies.

Fair Stays True to Agricultural Roots

With the 154th annual Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society Livestock Show and Fair less than a week away, farmers across the Island are preparing goats and alpacas, tomatoes and berries to compete for blue ribbons.

Agricultural Fair Poultry Testing

The Agricultural Fair is fast approaching, and any birds being shown in the fair need to be tested for pullorum.

Mixed-Media Rooster Gets Blue Ribbon, Will Adorn Fair Poster

Fair excitement begins with the annual unveiling of the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society Livestock Show and Fair poster.

Not Just Fluff, Fiber Tent Represents History

There are three Jacob sheep across from me, big, gray and alert with curling horns.

Fair Draws Overflow Crowds

The 153rd Agricultural Fair was one for the books. “Everywhere you looked, there was a good crowd,” said fair manager Eleanor Neubert.

Let the Funnel Cake Runneth Over, Ag Fair Is Underway

On Thursday hundreds of visitors answered the call of the 153rd Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Fair, flooding through the white picket fences off Panhandle Road, eager to hit the midway, visit the livestock barn and, of course, grab some fried dough.

So Long Racing Pigs, Hello Lemurs; Ag Fair Still Summer Treasure

The painted sign by the Agricultural Hall has been up for weeks. The annual Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Society Livestock Show and Fair begins its four-day run next Thursday.

Fair Changes: No Flying Pigs This Year, Mystery Animal Attraction Instead

There will be no racing pigs this year, but there will be a motorcycle contest. And poultry farmers take note: your prize-winning hens, roosters and pullets must pass a health test this month in order to be entered in the fair.