All the cows will come home sometime after the first of the year. But the Grey Barn Farm and Dairy is milking again, albeit with a smaller herd, and...
A group of about 15 volunteers gather at the edge of the peach orchard just past the farmstand parking lot of Morning Glory Farm. Some stomp their...
Muriel the pig was pregnant and a month overdue, and as the first day of the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair approached, Fred Fisher Jr. had to...
Nothing so gentle as real strength, nothing so strong as true gentleness.“That’s what we say about draft horses,” Bruce Marshard said, standing next...
The farm stand at Whippoorwill Farm is now open for business on Old County Road in West Tisbury. It’s been nearly 15 years since farm owner Andrew...
At Stannard Farms in West Tisbury, Lisa Fisher is using good bugs to combat the bad ones. Peering into her green beans, she pulled aside heart-shaped...
As temperatures peaked at 90 degrees on the Vineyard last week, Blackwater Farm owner Debbie Farber worried about her chickens. “Have you ever seen a...
Imagine sheep grazing at Wasque Point on Chappaquiddick, or goats and cattle browsing the greenery at Long Point Wildlife Refuge. It’s not a long...
The secret to growing sweet blueberries on the Vineyard is patience and sun. “I say this every single chance I get,” blueberry farmer Susan Murphy...

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