12.01.18

At Island Grown Initiative’s Farm Hub, expanding access to wholesome local food is a year-round endeavor.

Nicole Grace Mercier

09.01.18

At Flat Point, family farming means almost everyone in the family farms.

Mary Breslauer

05.01.16

The Misty Meadows Farm of today doesn’t look like what you might imagine when you hear the term “community horse center.”

Kevin Mullaney

03.01.15

What if the secret to happiness lay right outside your kitchen door? In a pretty little garden, full of delicious things to eat. It might sound far-fetched to suggest that a kitchen garden can relieve stress, lift your mood, and even ease depression, but new studies suggest there’s a scientific basis – perhaps even a soil bacterium that elevates serotonin – for the pleasure we can get from digging in the dirt.

Susie Middleton

10.01.13

Martha’s Vineyard is not particularly hospitable when it comes to fruit trees.

Susan Catling

07.26.12

Chef and farmer Chris Fischer invites people closer to the source of their food – in the down-to-earth setting of his Chilmark farm.

Catherine Walthers

09.01.10

What started as a pastime has grown into a thriving enterprise at Tiasquin Orchard in West Tisbury, where Island-grown apples are the freshest for eating on the run, adding to salads and soups, and baking the best apple desserts.

Catherine Walthers

03.01.09

Brookside Farm is one of those Island spots at which the tour busses slow down so passengers can admire its rural charms. With its pair of oxen grazing in a lush field surrounded by stone walls, its blossoming fruit trees, and its hillsides sloping down to a serene pond along the Tiasquam River, it is the embodiment of up-Island Vineyard beauty.

Laura D. Roosevelt

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