Farm and Field: Seasonal Shift
Summer is over; there are many ways to tell. Late season greens such as kale and spinach will remain abundant, melons are finally coming into their own, and garlic will soon be planted for next year.
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Back to Reality
The display of pulleys and levers was stripped bare. The ground was muddy. The fair was over.
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At the Fair
Before this Friday, I had never been to the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair.
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Farm and Field: Till the Land, Till the Sea
To farm is to care for the land, to cultivate it, to honor it.
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Dalliance in Historical Pedology
Walk outside, and the air is wet. Touch the ground, and the dirt is dry.
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Biological Economy of Beauty
I've always maintained a stubborn distance from flower farming.
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Nudging at Nature
To farm is to wrestle with nature, to hijack her own powerful evolutionary flow to our culinary ends.
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The Gleaners
What I gleaned from the glean.
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Farm and Field: A Diverse Harvest
It might be cliché to go on about our bountiful mid-July harvest, but I think it's appropriate in this case.
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Farm and Field Report: Take Up the Plow
Martha’s Vineyard’s first agricultural fair was a “splendid success,” leaving everyone “astonished and delighted.”
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