Island Grown Initiative Wins Creative Living Award
Island Grown Initiative (IGI) will be the 2019 recipient of the Creative Living Award, the Permanent Endowment for Martha’s Vineyard announced this week.
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Food Waste Recovery Sets Ambitious Goals for Island
Holly Pretsky

Every year, 6,500 tons of food waste is shipped off the Vineyard at a premium. Leaders at the Martha’s Vineyard Food Waste Initiative and its partners aim to change all that.

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Planting a Seed, Cultivating an Idea
Holly Pretsky
Betsy and Jesse Fink know the power of a seed. The two philanthropists met in forestry school. They’ve also cultivated ideas, growing and nurturing them until they become forces in the world.
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Tackling the Problem of Hunger on a Bountiful Island
Louisa Hufstader
The Food Equity Network is an informal coalition of volunteers, social service agencies, faith communities and other nonprofits working together since the fall of 2016.
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Island Grown Initiative Takes Composting to a New Level
Noah Asimow
A 13-ton in-vessel composter will help Island Grown Initiative compost three times as much food waste as it previously could. Getting the composter to the Island involved quite a journey.
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Mobile Market Sees Brisk Sales at Woodside Village
Louisa Hufstader
The Island Grown Mobile Market made its winter debut Wednesday at Woodside Village. Demand was so high the locally grown produce and eggs were nearly gone an hour later.
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Successful Second Season for Island Grown's Mobile Market
Louisa Hufstader
The Mobile Market makes its last stop of the season on Oct. 14, after a successful second season.
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Nonprofit Leaders Get a Boost
Nine Island nonprofit organizations selected for a program in nonprofit leadership from the Martha’s Vineyard Donors Collaborative.
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Summer Lunch Program Wins Fans of All Ages
Louisa Hufstader

If you’re hungry or lonesome on Martha’s Vineyard in the middle of a weekday, there’s a free, fresh meal and a warm welcome waiting.

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Mobile Market Hits the Road for Second Summer
Louisa Hufstader

For the second year in a row, a truck-based produce market will be making the rounds of Martha’s Vineyard neighborhoods five afternoons a week.

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