Many books address local and seasonal foods with an emphasis on quality and freshness. Few offer insight into why supporting local farmers and fishermen is vital to our existence, including the history of where we have been and what lessons we’ve learned along the way.

Jan Buhrman

The Island’s regional high school engages about half its students every year in a wide range of art, design, and technology courses. That’s twice the national average.

Brooks Robards

Squirt and whimsical wood ticks.

Nicole Grace Mercier

Entrepreneurship is the lifeblood of the economy, and on Martha’s Vineyard that’s even more true than places where big factories or institutions create jobs. To make it here often means going it alone.

Jim Miller

Summer lingers into early fall, as warm waters and myriad social events persist.

Simone McCarthy

Hot dog, Island car decor, Nautica ensemble, and hoisting the cup.

Nicole Grace Mercier

Dirty Banana, clean up your act, and books for the beach.

Nicole Grace Mercier

Richard Michelson is an award-winning children’s book author, a published poet, and the owner and curator of a popular fine art gallery in Northampton.

Kate Feiffer