Friday, July 23, 2021


Passing the Torch at North Tabor Farm

North Tabor Farm, located on North Road in Chilmark, could not embody the spirit and productivity of a small, family-owned and -operated farm more fully. Founded by Rebecca Miller and Matthew Dix, carried on...

On the Farm: Incubating

We farmy folk had a little bit of head start when the pandemic hit. Years of growing food gave us some practice with sacrifice and self-reliance, not to mention an abundance of farm chores...

Discover the flavors of Martha’s Vineyard on a Farm Stand Tour

Sponsored by Cronig's Market It’s summer on Martha’s Vineyard, and the bounty is exploding from land and sea. Locally grown foods are found on menus around the Island, and in a few markets such as...

On the Farm: Hunting buddies

In the sweet intersection where late summer meets early fall, Islanders emerge from under the crushing weight of the high season hustle and congregate in the new found quiet. It’s a magical time of...

On the Farm: Catching up with the Farmers Market

Unlike many of us, Jeremy Scheffer, owner of Spearpoint Oyster Farm, couldn’t stop working when the pandemic shut the world down this past spring. He still had cages of oysters at various stages of...

On the Farm: The Cabot family keeps bees

The Cabot family, Ben and Nicole, and their daughters Violet and Reed, make their home on a dead-end road in quiet West Tisbury. No matter what’s going on down-Island, or even up the street...

A brief history of cheese (recent cheese) on Martha’s Vineyard

It is with tongue in cheek that I write about the history of cheese on Martha’s Vineyard, because I am really talking about the last decade or so, and for now, just the evolution...

The West Tisbury Farmers Market turns 45

This June is the 45th anniversary of the Vineyard’s oldest and largest outdoor marketplace. The West Tisbury Farmers Market is a quintessential Vineyard tradition, founded and maintained by local artisans, chefs, agriculturalists, craftsmen and...