Music and mealtime in the meadow

The FARM Institute will hold its annual Meals in the Meadow event this Saturday, July 19, from 5 to 10 pm. The evening features cocktails and hors d’oeuvres with local ingredients from 7a, Lucky Hank’s, Offshore Ale, Scottish Bakehouse, Sharky’s Cantina, and others. Buckley’s Gourmet Catering will offer a buffet dinner with FARM Institute meat […]

The chef’s story: Jenna Sprafkin of Chilmark Tavern

Martha’s Vineyard has no shortage of restaurants and behind each one, there’s a top-of-the-line chef. The Times decided to get to know these epicurean wonders and are presenting our findings in a weekly series. Jenna Sprafkin, executive chef at Chilmark Tavern, speaks with a great deal of enthusiasm about her work, which did not become a […]

The chef’s story: Joe Monteiro of Atlantic Fish and Chop House

The Island has no shortage of restaurants, and behind each one, there’s a top-of-the-line chef. The Times decided to get to know these epicurean wonders and we are presenting our findings in an ongoing series. You can’t miss it. During lunch, it’s a cool oasis. At night, it dazzles. And it’s right on the water. […]

Bumper crops: No soil required

Vineyarders with any sort of green thumb are likely eyeing the progress of their tomatoes with no small amount of anticipation. Some gardeners, if they planted early enough, or employed good enough fertilization techniques, may be enjoying the first fruits off their vines already. But no matter one’s skill level, how much can one really […]