Network Takes Aim at Food Insecurity Among Island Seniors
Louisa Hufstader
Now in its second year, the Food Equity Network, an affiliation of business and community leaders, is looking at ways to help Island seniors stay well fed.
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Island Grown Initiative Introduces Cooking Show

The Island Grown Initiative has launched a cooking show, Katie’s Harvest of the Month Kitchen.

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Local Dropoffs Accept Food Waste

The West Tisbury and Chilmark local dropoffs are now accepting food waste. For $2, residents can dump up to a five-gallon bucket sized container.

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IGI Lands Grant to Divert Food Waste at Fair

The Island Grown Initiative has been awarded a grant of $5,000 from CARE for the Cape and Islands.

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Families Flock to Farm Hub for Island Grown Fall Fest
Louisa Hufstader
A new Martha’s Vineyard festival made its debut Saturday at Thimble Farm in Oak Bluffs, where the nonprofit Island Grown Initiative hosted a fall fest at its Farm Hub greenhouses and gardens.
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Deer Season Brings New Options for Hunters
Sara Brown
Island boards of health and a nonprofit partner are rolling out a new program to help hunters donate and process venison on the Island.
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Mobile Market Extends Season to Late October
Louisa Hufstader

The produce truck that visits Vineyard neighborhoods to sell fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs for lower prices than regular stores is extending its schedule through Oct. 29.

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Mobile Farmers' Market Brings Fresh Produce Around the Island
Alex Elvin
As part of a new initiative by IGI, a mobile farmers' market will make seven stops around the Island each week. On Tuesday the truck made its debut at Woodside Village in Vineyard Haven.
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Transition Time at Farm Hub as Director Keith Wilda Departs
Heather Hamacek
Island Grown Initiative’s Farm Hub will see a change in management as director Keith Wilda leaves this summer. Matthew Dix will replace him.
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Mobile Produce Truck Hits the Road in July
Louisa Hufstader
Starting in mid-July, a converted florist’s truck packed with fresh produce from local farms is due to begin visiting Island neighborhoods three days a week. The truck is a project of the Island Grown Initiative.
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