Local food is about a lot more than just healthy and great tasting food. It’s a way of life, and each year the Living Local Harvest Festival puts center stage the whole process of the local movement, from soil to stomach and beyond.The free event takes place Oct. 3 and Oct. 4.
The sun was absent from the gathering, but celebrated nonetheless on Tuesday afternoon as the town of Tisbury dedicated its first solar array. The 1.2 megawatt project is tucked away behind the park and ride lot.
October is off to a wet start — so much so that the National Weather Service issued a flood watch for Wednesday night, with the possibility of three to six inches of rain. The watch is in effect until Thursday morning.
If funding is approved at upcoming town meetings, the Martha’s Vineyard Refuse District will expand its central facility beginning next year. The Vineyard produces thousands of tons of trash annually, all of it shipped off-Island.
Poet, conservationist, dock builder. Steve Ewing will be honored for his many talents with the 2014 Creative Living Award. The prestigious award is presented each year by the Permanent Endowment for Martha’s Vineyard.