A freshly picked strawberry, juicy, ripe, and warmed by the sun, is the taste of the summer solstice. This month we celebrate strawberries as June’s Harvest of the Month. They are one of the first fruits to be ready in the garden and their sweetness is such a welcome treat to mark the beginning of […]
Tender green leaves of perennial herbs are one of the first things to grow in the garden, poking out from under last year’s dried stems to herald the warmer weather. Mint, marjoram, oregano, thyme, and chives are finally tall enough for their first harvest and help reassure us that our gardens will grow again. Herb […]
Martha’s Vineyard farms are waking up for spring as a chorus of little “baas,” “moos,” and “cheeps” can be heard from the baby animals being born. For many farmers, spring is a time of birth and renewal for their flocks and herds. When any mammal gives birth, they produce milk to feed their young, and […]
Buying local eggs is a way to support Martha’s Vineyard farms.
Bulbing vegetable like onions and garlic are in season now.
Island Grown Schools celebrates beans, and gives us a black bean hummus recipe to try.