Chappy Town Column: Sept. 13
Lily Walter
The past few days since tropical storm Dorian swept through the Island have been absolutely spectacular.
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On Chappy
Lily Walter
A large crowd gathered at the Chappy community center over the weekend to celebrate the combined sixty-nine years of service of four Chappy ferry captains.
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Farm and Field: Weed Season
Lily Walter
It is late August, often a season of molds and weeds on Martha’s Vineyard farms.
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Farm and Field: Favorites
Lily Walter
Every farmer has a favorite crop. Some are reluctant to name just one, like a mother who does not want to play favorites.
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On Chappy
Lily Walter
Lucy Leopold and Collins Heavener, year-round residents of Chappaquiddick, were married at Slip Away Farm, their home, on Saturday evening.
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Farm and Field: Fair Thee Well
Lily Walter
With the Agricultural Fair beginning on Thursday, it’s another busy week ahead for Island farmers.
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Farm and Field: Hot and Heavy
Lily Walter
The other day I called Julie Scott, the farm manager at Slough Farm in Edgartown, and caught her just as she was about to get into a truck with a sheep in the back of it.
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On Chappy
Lily Walter
I opened my greenhouse door the other morning and discovered seven bobwhite quail scurrying around and under our seeding tables.
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Farm and Field: Flower Power
Lily Walter
Every other morning, I begin my day harvesting flowers, working alongside my friend Lucy Leopold.
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Farm and Field: Growth of the Soil
Lily Walter
A farmer’s entire success depends on many factors, but always starts with one thing: our dirt.
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