Island Grown Workshops Continue
Home gardeners can learn regenerative growing practices at one of three upcoming workshops sponsored by Island Grown.
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Mobile Market Makes Changes
Five of the six mobile market stops now require pre-orders for pick-up, with no on-site shopping, Island Grown Initiative has announced. There's also a new schedule.
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Food Waste Disposal is Fee-Free in June
Compost your food scraps for free this month at any Martha's Vineyard transfer station.
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Food Waste Recovery Program Ramps Up
Louisa Hufstader
A food waste recovery project begun four years ago on the Vineyard is ramping up again after the pandemic interrupted the bulk of the collections. When restaurants and school cafeterias closed, the initiative lost the main source of the food scraps it turns into compost.
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Island Food Pantry Will Relocate to PA Club
Noah Asimow
In response to rising demand and space needs, the Island Food Pantry will relocate from its longtime home at the United Methodist stone church to the Portuguese American Club, effective Feb. 22.
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Island Grown Receives State Grant
Island Grown Initiative receives $13,270 for its work as part of the statewide Buy Local Coalition.
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Derby Fish Donation Program Expands Beyond Senior Centers
Aaron Wilson
The Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby will partner with Island Grown Initiative to distribute fresh fish for seniors, community meals and Islanders in need.
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For Millenia, Gleaning Feeds Heart, Soul and Stomach
Louisa Hufstader
Martha’s Vineyard residents in need are eating more locally-raised food than ever before, thanks to a network of Island farms, volunteers and social service agencies in the Island Grown Gleaning program.
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Gleaners Announce Corn Pick-Up
An abundance of sweet corn from Morning Glory Farm will be distributed to Islanders in need on Thursday in Vineyard Haven.
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Mobile Market Hits the Road for a Summer Like No Other
Maia Coleman
Last week, Island Grown Initiative’s mobile market began its fourth consecutive summer, distributing affordable produce and fresh eggs to communities around the Island.
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