Monday, January 30, 2023

Harvest of the Month

Harvest of the Month: Whole grains give seeds a chance

In these colder months we turn to the pantry for our cooking inspiration: jars full of rice, barley, wheat berries, oats, and more. Whole grains are a great staple to use in baking bread,...

Harvest of the Month: Brassicas

Winter gardens are still producing Brussels sprouts, kale, collards, and cabbages on Martha’s Vineyard.

Harvest of the Month: Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potato and black bean salad is a taste of the Southwest.

Harvest of the Month: Cranberries

October and November are the best times to use this sweet-tart native New England plant.

Harvest of the Month: Tomatoes

Use up the last of those juicy ripe tomatoes on the vine.

Harvest of the Month: Strawberries

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...

Harvest of the Month: Herbs

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,...

Harvest of the Month: Dairy

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...

Harvest of the Month: Eggs

Buying local eggs is a way to support Martha’s Vineyard farms.

Harvest of the Month: Alliums

Bulbing vegetable like onions and garlic are in season now.

Harvest of the Month: Beans

Island Grown Schools celebrates beans, and gives us a black bean hummus recipe to try.