Sunday, October 24, 2021


Done! Keith McNally

So what made you come to Martha’s Vineyard? I first arrived on the Vineyard in the summer of 1976. Gerald Ford was president, and the country was celebrating its bicentennial year. I was 24, and...

Back to Normal: One Bite at a Time

By Rebecca Haag For me as with many of you, food has always been a social experience. Meals are best when shared with loved ones and friends. On this Island we are blessed with so...

DONE! Fishing, and eating fish, year-round

Nelson Bryant, who died this past January, was raised in West Tisbury and romped in the fields and on the shorelines of up-Island Martha’s Vineyard for much of his boyhood. He parachuted from an...

DONE! Buddy Vanderhoop shares his secrets

What do you most enjoy catching, then eating, and why? When it comes to fishing, I always look the most forward to my "Tuna Time." I have been tuna fishing for about 40 years and...

Done! The Taste of Things

Back in March, at the beginning of the pandemic, I lost my sense of smell and taste. I was alone the night I noticed it, eating salad and a bowl of pasta in front...

Done! Jessica Harris’s Memories

You have been coming to the Vineyard most of your life. Do you have a favorite food memory from your childhood summers on the Vineyard? My first summer on the Vineyard was more than six...

Done: Laurie David’s Garden

How long have you had a garden, and how has that changed how you eat? At first the garden was small, filled with a few raised beds — an overgrown patch of mint and invasive...