All Roads Lead to the Fair, With Covid Precautions in Place
After an unprecedented year and a half, the opening of the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society Livestock Show and Fair on Thursday morning was in many ways a return to precedent.
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Spring Food Drive Fills Ag Society Hay Wagon With Donated Goods
A community food drive hosted by the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society Saturday collected over 1,00 pounds of food and household items.
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Food Drive at Ag Hall Saturday
From noon to 5 p.m. April 10, the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society is gathering contributions for the Island Food Pantry.
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Major Donor Provides Boost to Agricultural Society
Maia Coleman
A major gift from an anonymous donor was announced this week by the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society, providing a boost for the venerable society in this summer of need.
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Was Island Institution: After 84 Year Island Fair to Be Discontinued This Year at Least
Vineyard Gazette

After eighty-four consecutive years of existence the Dukes County Agricultural fair will be discontinued, for this year at least. State premiums have been cut to a minimum, and the receipts normally expected from the gate and other sources of revenue are not expected to be sufficient to cover expenses. Such was the announcement made by George G. Gifford, secretary of the association, yesterday. Charles G. Norton is the president of the association.

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Film Festival Scraps Plan to Buy Land From Ag Society
Louisa Hufstader

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival is dropping its plan to buy about 10 acres of land in West Tisbury from the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society.

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With Events Increasing, Selectmen Grapple With Ag Hall Mission
Holly Pretsky
After some discussion, West Tisbury selectmen approved a list of 2019 events for the Agricultural Hall.
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Agricultural Society Names New Executive Director
The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society has named Kristina West as its executive director, the society announced this week.
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The Agricultural Hall
Vineyard Gazette
The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society have purchased some three acres of land in West Tisbury, of Mrs. Hannah Look, and the Society will shortly erect a building thereon.
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Ag Society Grants

The Agricultural Enhancement Program of the MV Agricultural Society recently awarded grants to four local farms.

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