Brick by Brick, in Sickness and in Health
Chris Fischer
I am not used to ill health in myself, which is why not too long ago I signed up to build a chimney with a friend.
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Digging in the Dirt Builds Strong Roots
Chris Fischer
I had been growing food on a small plot in the corner of the farm for a couple of summers when my Aunt Marie told me she was ready to call it quits.
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Family, Food and Farming: Choice Ingredients to Live By
Alex Floyd

Chris Fischer knows Martha’s Vineyard well. The family homestead, Beetlebung Farm, is the primary subject of Mr. Fischer’s new book, The Beetlebung Farm Cookbook.

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Farm to Typewriter: An Essayist's Menu
Chris Fischer

My grandfather was ninety-six years old when he died. He tripped, a bucket of fertilizer in one hand and a shovel in the other.

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For Farmers, Nothing Is Lost in Translation
Chris Fischer

The farmer invited us inside his home to join his wife and cat. We sat on fold-out chairs around a fold-out aluminum table next to a wood stove.

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When Hungry for Creativity, Change Fulfills
Chris Fischer
Nicholas Freeling was born in London in 1927, known mostly for his series of crime novels that began after three weeks spent in a Dutch prison.
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Oh, Take Me Home, Chilmark Roads
Chris Fischer

I lasted six months without a truck. Now I have two. One of them seems fit for travel off the Island. The other does not.

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Being Raised the Natural Way, Lobsters and Venison Included
Chris Fischer

I always liked spending time with my father when I was young, the bench seat in the red Dodge Ram always felt so big and comfortable.

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Chef Chris Fischer Takes Helm at Beach Plum Inn, Plans Farm-to-Table Transformation
Remy Tumin

It’s out with the white linen table cloths and in with the repurposed wood as the farm-to-table movement anchors itself in Chilmark this summer.

Farmer and chef Chris Fischer will take the helm of the restaurant at the Beach Plum Inn in Menemsha, the inn announced this week. Mr. Fischer will source directly from his family’s farm, Beetlebung Farm, just over a mile down the road.

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A Loner Who Plays Well With Others, Fennel Hails Pedestrian or Royal Depending on Style
Chris Fischer

A garden which grows true to its own laws is not a wilderness, yet not entirely artificial either.

— From A Pattern Language by Christopher Alexander.

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