12.01.09

Deon Thomas has been shuttling between the Vineyard and Anguilla for years, developing a restaurant business on both islands, as well as a devoted following who travel to wherever he can be found in the kitchen.

By Shelley Christiansen

12.01.09

These lobster-filled crêpes have a generous amount of lobster in them. They can be served simply as is, or Deon might tie them up with strips of scallion for a special presentation.

By Deon Thomas

11.01.09

Already living a community-oriented lifestyle, the families who inhabit the sixteen homes at Island Cohousing in West Tisbury are further united by the sharing of one large garden – primarily maintained by Cohousers Lynn Weber and Paul Lazes.

By Linda Black & Alexanda Bullen

09.01.09

Our series on the variety of food and ingredients you can find on the Island – in your backyard, in fields, in forests, and on beaches – continues with autumn’s bounty. Plus recipes for beach plum jelly, elderberry syrup, banana-berry muffins, and autumn olive fruit leather.

By Holly Bellenuono & Catherine Walthers

09.01.09

Pond grasses glow a soft umber. Roadside milkweed is fat with juice. Nomadic geese have set up camp in Ocean Park. And visitors bearing packages have come a-tapping at my door. “We’re leaving today.” “Already? Awww.” “I knooooww. It seems like summer just started.”

By Shelley Christiansen

09.01.09

If you’re driving up-Island toward the Cliffs on State Road in Aquinnah, you may miss the Orange Peel Bakery sign on your left just before Lobsterville Road – unless it’s late afternoon on a Wednesday from May to October. If it is, you’ll see cars parked on the side of the road and a knot of people gathered in the yard, because it’s Pizza Night, and because people are hungry for both food and sociality.

By Richard C. Skidmore

08.01.09

Growing corn is a labor of mishaps and love – and fortunately, it’s a labor you don’t have to get into with the folks at Morning Glory Farm doing it for you.

By Tom Dunlop

07.01.09

While you’re enjoying the beach and the sun, be sure to include nature’s summer bounty in your day. It’s easy to locate and harvest many useful wild plants on the Vineyard, and even easier to make delicious food and drinks with them. Here are the descriptions you need to find tasty flowers and nutritious greens to go with every meal of the day.

By Holly Bellenuono & Catherine Walthers

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