Thomas Humphrey

Despite a Secure Water Supply, Island Drought Causes Concern

The recent heatwave has dominated headlines, but for Islanders ranging from farmers to firefighters, the lack of rain is the larger concern. Water security on Island has yet to be threatened by ongoing drought conditions, but safety officials are on full alert and other industries have begun to feel the heat.

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Cook the Vineyard Puts Focus on Black Food Writers

After a lunch of fried chicken with blueberries, peaches, black-eyed peas and honey at the Vineyard Gazette Media Group Cook the Vineyard event on Tuesday at Atria restaurant in Edgartown, two Black culinarians redefined the meaning of food writing.

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Nudging at Nature

To farm is to wrestle with nature, to hijack her own powerful evolutionary flow to our culinary ends.

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And The Larder Makes Three

With business acumen and a gastronomic passion, Rose Willett doesn’t mind having a lot on her plate – a plate that now includes The Larder in Vineyard Haven and Whippoorwill Farm in West Tisbury as well as North Tisbury Farm & Market.

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Who's the Fairest of Them All?

These four-footed Island residents are hogging the limelight.

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Celebration of Pets Is Four-Legged Fandom

At the Martha’s Vineyard Animal Shelter’s Celebration of Pets, every dog — and alpaca and horse — had its day.

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The Gleaners

What I gleaned from the glean.

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Growing a Taste for Vineyard Seaweed

The Hughes Hatchery at the northern tip of the Lagoon Pond in Oak Bluffs looks like it was decorated by a mad scientist with a warehouse of aquarium equipment.

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Farm and Field: A Diverse Harvest

It might be cliché to go on about our bountiful mid-July harvest, but I think it's appropriate in this case.

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Farm and Field: Rain or Shine

The crowd was thinner at the West Tisbury Farmers' Market this weekend.

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