Let the Games, Eating, and Herding Begin; Ag Fair Is Underway

A family of four was first in line at the entrance booth Thursday morning, waiting to buy their tickets for the first day of the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society’s 155th Agricultural fair.

Listen to the Cartoon Chicken: Come to the Ag Fair

The fair posters around the Island mean it is time for cotton candy, blue ribbons and racing pigs. The 155th Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society Livestock Show and Fair opens Thursday and runs through Sunday, August 21.

Come to the Agricultural Fair

From August 18 to 21, the grounds of the Agricultural Society Hall in West Tisbury will open for the 155th Annual Agricultural Fair.

First Blue Ribbon Goes to Cartoon Chicken: Ag Fair Poster Revealed

West Tisbury resident Paul Karasik’s depiction of a hen sitting on her nest will grace the 2016 Agricultural Fair poster.

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.