Grey Barn Farm Closes Following Fire in Creamery
Remy Tumin
The Grey Barn Farm stand has been closed following a fire in the creamery late Friday. "We’ve closed the farmstand for the foreseeable future. Also . . . we won’t be doing tours anymore,” owner Eric Glasgow said.
Read More

New Owners of Rainbow Farm Property Dream of Dairy Cattle
Mark Alan Lovewell

The Grey Barn and Farm of Chilmark began as an idea in Dubai, the ostensible city of the future in the United Arab Emirates. And now owners Eric and Molly Glasgow are edging toward the day when they will have created a viable dairy farm on the former Rainbow Farm property in Chilmark that they purchased from David Douglas earlier this summer.

Read More

Turbines Planned for Two Working Farms See Intense Legal Scrutiny in Chilmark
Remy Tumin

Chilmark selectmen will hire an engineering consultant to review two wind turbine projects planned for working farms on South Road.

The town selectmen voted to hire the consultant at their meeting Tuesday night after discussion about an appeal by neighbors of building permits issued recently for the Allen Farm and Grey Barn to put up wind turbines.

The Chilmark zoning board of appeals will hold a public hearing on the appeal on Jan. 19.

Read More

Police in Chilmark Probe Solar Panel Heist at Farm

Chilmark police are investigating the theft of 21 solar panels from the Grey Barn on South Road stolen sometime over Presidents Day weekend.

According to the police report, the crate containing the panels weighed over 1,000 pounds. The 270-watt panels are valued at $14,000. Farm owners Eric and Molly Glasgow are currently outfitting their four new barns with solar panels, about 300 of which have already been installed.

Read More

Getting Her Goat at the Grey Barn
Sam Low

On Sunday, Claire Nichols was at the Grey Barn in West Tisbury. “My mom is the cheese maker here.

She’s making yogurt now. I like to play with the goats and walk around the farm.

We just moved here from New York and I like Martha’s Vineyard very much.”

Read More

Pages