Saturday, July 20, 2024

Harvest of the Month

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.

Harvest of the month: Island Grown pick is kale

Kale is a great source of vitamins A, C and K. It is also high in calcium and iron.

Island Grown School program says apples are tasty

An apple a day keeps the doctor away... and Martha's Vineyard farms in business.