Living Local Harvest Festival celebrates fall bounty Saturday

The Living Local Harvest Festival will be at the Ag Hall on Oct. 4. — Photo by Lynn Christoffers

Martha’s Vineyard’s celebrates its fall bounty at the Living Local Harvest Festival from 10 am to 10 pm, Saturday at the Ag Hall in West Tisbury. The annual event includes activities, workshops, and music all day long, including an open stage. Local eats will be provided throughout the day by 7A, Chef Deon’s Kitchen, Chilmark Coffee, Chilmark Baker, Loco Taco, Morning Glory Farm, the Beach Plum Restaurant, and the Kitchen Porch. The community supper, hosted by Living Local and Scottish Bakehouse that evening, will feature Island-raised pork, local farm veggies, ancient grains, dessert, and nonalcoholic beverages, with contributions by Anson Mills, Beetlebung Farm, Morning Glory Farm, North Tabor Farm, Scottish Bakehouse, the Good Farm, Thimble Farm, and Whippoorwill Farm. Local beer will be available for purchase from Offshore Ale Co. Live music will resume at 5 pm with Dana Edelman and Charlie Giordano, and contradance with the Flying Elbows.

There is no admission charge to Saturday’s festival from 10 am to 3 pm. Evening music from 5 pm to 10 pm, is free. A $5 parking fee benefits the M.V. Public Charter School’s Local Meat project. Admission to the community supper from 5 pm to 7 pm is $15 per person.

For more information and a full schedule, visit or find them on Facebook.