Ag Fair Quilt Chronicles Art of the T-Shirt
A hallmark of the Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Fair — the annual fair T-shirt — has been reimagined by the Island's Modern Quilting Guild.
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Fresh Perspective, Respect for Tradition Fuel Ag Society Leader
Agricultural Society executive director Lauren Lynch’s journey to Panhandle Road began her first summer out of college.
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Island Farm Bureau Lays Out Agenda With State Officials
Two topics dominated when the Martha’s Vineyard Farm Bureau recently hosted state representatives: housing and the possibility of building an animal processing facility on the Island.
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Agricultural Society Announces 2022 Fair Poster Contest
The Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Society is accepting submissions for its annual fair poster contest.
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Before the Lambs Arrive It’s Time to Shear the Ewes
On Saturday morning, the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society and Slough Farm hosted sheep shearer Siri Swanson, owner of Yankee Rock Farm in Orwell, Vt.
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All Roads Lead to the Fair, With Covid Precautions in Place
After an unprecedented year and a half, the opening of the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society Livestock Show and Fair on Thursday morning was in many ways a return to precedent.
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Spring Food Drive Fills Ag Society Hay Wagon With Donated Goods
A community food drive hosted by the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society Saturday collected over 1,00 pounds of food and household items.
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Food Drive at Ag Hall Saturday
From noon to 5 p.m. April 10, the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society is gathering contributions for the Island Food Pantry.
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Major Donor Provides Boost to Agricultural Society
Maia Coleman
A major gift from an anonymous donor was announced this week by the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society, providing a boost for the venerable society in this summer of need.
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Was Island Institution: After 84 Year Island Fair to Be Discontinued This Year at Least
Vineyard Gazette

After eighty-four consecutive years of existence the Dukes County Agricultural fair will be discontinued, for this year at least. State premiums have been cut to a minimum, and the receipts normally expected from the gate and other sources of revenue are not expected to be sufficient to cover expenses. Such was the announcement made by George G. Gifford, secretary of the association, yesterday. Charles G. Norton is the president of the association.

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